8068054: AARCH64: Assembler interpreter, shared runtime

Andrew Dinn adinn at redhat.com
Tue Jan 6 09:14:16 UTC 2015

On 06/01/15 08:56, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 05/01/15 23:51, Christian Thalinger wrote:
>>> On Jan 2, 2015, at 6:20 AM, Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~aph/aarch64-8068054-1/
>> Sorry if this was discussed somewhere else but is BUILTIN_SIM something that’s still used?
> Not in this version.  I did consider stripping it all out, but decided
> on balance that it would be better to keep it.  I could easily be
> persuaded to remove it.  :-)

Well, perhaps. I am not convinced that is a good idea just yet.
Debugging with the AArch64 simulator is still far easier than debugging
native code. Now, if we had proper symbol table support for C1/C2
generated code that would be different . . .


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