RFR (M): 8036767 PPC64: Support for little endian execution model
Tiago Sturmer Daitx
tdaitx at br.ibm.com
Wed Feb 25 16:53:28 UTC 2015
I agreed with Volker, to the best of my knowledge AIX is Big Endian only
and I know of no plan to change that.
On Wed, 2015-02-25 at 16:25 +0100, Volker Simonis wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 2:50 PM, Andrew Hughes <gnu.andrew at redhat.com> wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> On 2015-02-23 15:57, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> >> > I think the jdk changes with ppc64le as CPU make sense.
> >> Jumping in a bit late in the discussion...
> >> I agree with Erik, having ppc64le as CPU seems the right way to go. I'm
> >> just wondering if you have checked the makefiles if there are tests for
> >> ppc64 elsewhere that will now fail for ppc64le. I noticed that there was
> >> one such change in the configure script, but there might be more in the
> >> makefiles themselves.
> >> /Magnus
> > These are the revised versions of the webrevs:
> > http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~andrew/rh1191652/webrev.02/root/
> > http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~andrew/rh1191652/webrev.02/jdk/
> > http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~andrew/rh1191652/webrev.02/hotspot/
> > (HotSpot is unchanged, dropped the sound changes from JDK)
> > The only other ppc64 block I found is specifically AIX/ppc64 to exclude
> > the serviceability agent:
> > make/gensrc/Gensrc-jdk.jdi.gmk:ifeq (, $(filter $(OPENJDK_TARGET_OS)-$(OPENJDK_TARGET_CPU), aix-ppc64))
> > make/Import.gmk:ifeq (, $(filter $(OPENJDK_TARGET_OS)-$(OPENJDK_TARGET_CPU), aix-ppc64))
> > Does AIX support ppc64le?
> To my best knowledge AIX neither supports ppc64le at the moment nor
> are there any plans to support it in the future.
> > Thanks,
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