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

Gustavo Romero gromero at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Dec 12 11:29:14 UTC 2018


On 12/12/2018 02:09 AM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Dec 2018 at 19:12, Gustavo Romero <gromero at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
>> 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
> Approved.

Thanks, Andrew.

I need a sponsor for this change. Could somebody push that for me?

Thank you and best regards,

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