Request for reviews (XS): 6879902: CTW failure jdk6_18/hotspot/src/cpu/sparc/vm/assembler_sparc.hpp:845

Tom Rodriguez Thomas.Rodriguez at Sun.COM
Mon Oct 5 12:11:09 PDT 2009

Looks good.


On Oct 5, 2009, at 10:03 AM, Christian Thalinger wrote:

> On Fri, 2009-10-02 at 12:32 +0200, Christian Thalinger wrote:
>> Just for the record... I have already prepared another webrev but did
>> had time yet to post it:
>> and Tom had a look at it:
>> I looked at this again and I don't think that stf should be using
>> arg_slot.  c2i only uses arg_slot/next_arg_slot for loads which is
>> correct since we should be moving it from interpreter layout to
>> compiled layout.  Using it for stores is wrong.  After Vladimir's
>> comment I thought that other compiled code was already using arg_slot
>> for stores so it wasn't any worse but now I can see that it's not
>> true.  I think the original fix of just correcting the stf code was
>> the way to go.  It can use RegisterOrConstant with ensure_rs2.  We  
>> can
>> keep the other changes or not depending on how you feel about them.
>> They generate better code for 64-bit and deals with the simm13 issue
>> in general which I like.  If you keep them I'd suggest using
>> ensure_rs2 in you arg_slot routines instead of hand coding that.  I
>> wouldn't mind renaming ensure_rs2 since it's such a useless name.
> Here is an updated webrev:
> -- Christian

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