[RFR]: 8186578: Zero fails to build on linux-sparc due to sparc-specific code

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de
Thu Aug 24 13:22:32 UTC 2017


On 08/24/2017 11:44 AM, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
> 2) Are we sure you do not need the special memset_with_concurrent_readers()
>    on Sparc Zero? The issues described at the beginning of memset_with_concurrent_readers_sparc.cpp
>    were important enough to justify an own memset for sparc. Used in several places in the GC.

I cannot answer this directly but my guess would be that this affects Solaris only?
I will ask someone from the SPARC Linux team at Oracle :-).

> Do the gtests (especially test_memset_with_concurrent_readers.cpp) run through with your patch?

I will run the testsuite in a second and report back.


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