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

John Rose john.r.rose at
Wed Sep 29 09:40:18 PDT 2010

On Sep 29, 2010, at 9:22 AM, Tom Rodriguez wrote:

> Why aren't the values dependent on which operation is being performed then?

They certainly can be.  That will move the complication out of the assembly code. (And into methodHandles.cpp, with a new CPU-specific query, plus a new but useful distinction between value conversion and unboxing.)  I'm fine with doing it either way.

-- John

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