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

Christian Thalinger christian.thalinger at
Thu Sep 30 10:45:42 PDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-09-29 at 09:40 -0700, John Rose wrote:
> 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.

I will look into that and try to come up with a new patch.

-- Christian

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