RFR (M): 8036767 PPC64: Support for little endian execution model
erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Thu Feb 19 08:26:36 UTC 2015
The 8u changes look ok to me.
On 2015-02-18 13:33, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> On 16/02/2015 3:44 PM, David Holmes wrote:
>>> I have no issue with this minimal change for hotspot.
>>> I suppose I can also volunteer to sponsor it. :)
>>> Is the plan to also do the JDK changes under the same bug? That will
>>> need build-dev involvement.
>> Still waiting to see if this will these hotspot-only changes or whether
>> there is more in the works.
> [ccing build-dev]
> Yes, as I said here:
> there are JDK changes but what I had to begin with was for 7 as that's where
> the bug was reported. While the HotSpot changes are pretty much the same on 7,
> 8 and 9, doing the JDK side has basically been a complete re-write, especially
> as, unlike 7, 8 has very little recognition of ppc64le.
> I now have these changes working on 8u31:
> I can re-base these onto whichever OpenJDK 9 tree is appropriate and push when
> reviewed under the same bug as used for the HotSpot side.
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