Request for reviews (S): 6987555: JSR 292 unboxing to a boolean value fails on big-endian SPARC

Christian Thalinger christian.thalinger at
Tue Sep 28 01:44:59 PDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-09-27 at 15:27 -0700, Tom Rodriguez wrote:
> Why is the shift 31 bits?  T_BOOLEAN isn't a bit field, it's 8 bits
> wide in our implementation.

True, but the adapter can also do type conversion to sub-types.  So we
have to shift by 31 bits to get the actual boolean value.

-- Christian

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