review (S) for 6717150

Christian Thalinger twisti at
Mon Oct 13 14:15:28 PDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 11:07 -0700, Chuck Rasbold wrote:
> 6717150: improper constant folding of subnormal strictfp multiplications 
> and divides
> Summary: suppress constant folding of double divides and multiplications 
> on ia32
> Reviewed-by:
> This workaround fix is already in HS13, needs to be brought forward
> into HS14.  We should do a more elegant fix in the future.

Hi Chuck!

IMHO there is a typo in the comment of src/share/vm/opto/divnode.cpp:
"multiplication" should read "division".  Just to not confuse people who
are trying to understand that code.

- Christian

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