RFR (M): 8036767 PPC64: Support for little endian execution model

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Tue Feb 24 14:39:43 UTC 2015

On 2015-02-24 15:21, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> On 2015-02-23 19:57, Andrew Hughes wrote:
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> I think the jdk changes with ppc64le as CPU make sense.
>>>> Note that the changes to SoundDefs.h and SoundLibraries.gmk will be
>>>> obsolete with JDK-8072665 which is currently in the client forest.
>>> Is it worth waiting on this to be promoted to jdk9 then?
>> Actually, I think the client people would prefer if a change to those
>> files went through the client forest, but if you rebase there, then
>> there is no change to client files. If it's alright with you, I would
>> recommend either waiting or perhaps just skip out on that change and
>> push early, as we expect it to go away in jdk9/dev in a week or so.
> Sure, I can reduce the changes in the jdk tree to just adding the jvm.cfg.
Sounds good to me.
> Did we decide whether -DABI_ELFv2 was needed or not? If it isn't, then I'll
> drop this from the webrev too, and also from our version of the ppc64le port
> on OpenJDK 7.
I don't know the answer to that I'm afraid.
> I take it jdk9/dev would be fine for that?
That would be the correct forest in that case.


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