Request for reviews (S): 6987555: JSR 292 unboxing to a boolean value fails on big-endian SPARC
john.r.rose at Oracle.Com
Tue Sep 28 20:33:53 PDT 2010
On Sep 28, 2010, at 8:16 PM, Tom Rodriguez wrote:
> Does the value have a purpose beyond driving this piece of logic? Maybe it's need to be platform dependent. That seems like a cleaner fix to me.
Yes, that would be cleaner. Here's a curveball, though: I want to move that adapter-initializing logic into Java code. In there, it will be harder to manage platform-specific code.
>> There is no short->byte, since an incoming short on the stack is always represented as an int slot.
> I meant unboxing a Short and turning it into a byte. Is something like that allowed or is it done in two stages using unboxi then i2i?
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