RFC 8188764: Obsolete AssumeMP and then remove all support for non-MP builds

John Rose john.r.rose at oracle.com
Thu Sep 20 13:34:48 UTC 2018

On Sep 15, 2018, at 4:32 AM, Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 09/14/2018 02:17 AM, John Rose wrote:
>> Therefore, if there is any chance of a race condition, we try to
>> patch only naturally aligned words, as single, full-word writes.
> Thanks for that. It was very difficult to understand what the code was
> doing when I ported it to AArch64.
> It would be very nice to have this commentary in the source code. May
> I submit this as a comment-only patch?

Yes, of course.  — John

More information about the hotspot-dev mailing list