RFR JDK-8141491: Unaligned memory access in Bits.c

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Wed Feb 3 09:43:03 UTC 2016

On 02/02/16 19:25, Mikael Vidstedt wrote:
> Please review this change which introduces a Copy::conjoint_swap and an 
> Unsafe.copySwapMemory method to call it from Java, along with the 
> necessary changes to have java.nio.Bits call it instead of the Bits.c code.

There doesn't seem to be any way to use a byte-swap instruction
in the swapping code.  This will make it unnecessarily slow.


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