Notification about AARCH64 open port merge to jdk9/dev

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at
Fri Feb 27 16:59:28 UTC 2015

Thank you for letting us know, Andrew.
I will file a bug and will fix it before push.


On 2/27/15 1:21 AM, Andrew Dinn wrote:
> On 26/02/15 21:25, Vladimir Kozlov wrote:
>> We are finishing Oracle's internal testing of AARCH64 open port [1].
>> I synced staging repo [2] with latest jdk9/dev sources today. The plan
>> is to merge AARCH64 sources into jdk9/dev next week.
>> I was asked to send this notice to let people test sources in stage
>> repository before I push them into jdk9.
> I tried rebuilding on AArch64 and immediately encountered a problem with
> the AArch64 ad file. This appears to be caused by:
>    8068977: Remove unused sun.misc.Unsafe prefetch intrinsic support
> which (amongst other things) removed PrefetchRead/Write nodes. However
> AArch64 still includes a rule for PrefetchRead/Write.
> I'm still looking at how to fix both this problem and whatever else may
> be broken once it is fixed (no doubt there /will be/ other breakages).
> Previously when pulling upstream changes down into the aarch64-port repo
> we had to trawl through the change sets identifying and reapplying
> x86_64-specific updates to the AArch64 tree. The same action will be
> required with this merge upstream. I don't suppose this requires us to
> delay the merge if x86 builds and passes all tests -- Andrew Haley may
> have more to say on that front.
> regards,
> Andrew Dinn
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