[aarch64-port-dev ] RFR(L): 8231441: AArch64: Initial SVE backend support

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Thu Aug 20 10:14:36 UTC 2020

On 2020-08-20 11:40, Nick Gasson wrote:
> On 08/20/20 17:08 pm, Andrew Haley wrote:
>>> I meant move the test itself - entry() and asm_check() in
>>> assembler_aarch64.cpp - under test/hotspot/gtest. The generator would
>>> move with it.
>> Hmm. I'm still not sure how this would work. Let's see the patch and
>> we can talk about it. It still sounds to me rather like pointlessly
>> moving the furniture around.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ngasson/asmtest/webrev.0/
> Then you'd run it with
>    make exploded-test TEST="gtest:AssemblerAArch64"
> The downside is that it won't run on every startup of a debug build, but
> it will run in the tier1 tests, including for release builds, which
> arguably gives more coverage. It looks a lot tidier to me, but that's
> clearly subjective.
FWIW, it definitely looks tidier to me too.

> --
> Thanks,
> Nick

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