[8u-dev] Request for Approval: 8185975: PPC64: Fix vsldoi interface according to the ISA

Andrew Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Wed Dec 12 04:09:46 UTC 2018

On Thu, 6 Dec 2018 at 19:12, Gustavo Romero <gromero at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Could the following backport be approved please?
> "8185975: PPC64: Fix vsldoi interface according to the ISA"
> JBS        : https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8185975
> jdk10/jdk10: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk10/jdk10/hotspot/rev/ef47198688ef
> webrev     : http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~gromero/8185975_jdk8u/v1/
> It's a tiny fix for a 4-bit field in instruction 'vsldoi'. The field must be
> unsigned rather than signed. That change fixes the field in question and adapts
> the use of 'vsldoi' when a negative value is being passed to conform to the
> fixed 'vsldoi' version.
> That change is also necessary for upcoming PPC64 backports and applies cleanly
> except for some line offsets.
> The copyright date in the changed files were updated (in webrev provided).
> Thank you.
> Best regards,
> Gustavo


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