Request for reviews (S): 7012965: Fix failed on sparc for 7009756: volatile variables could be broken throw reflection API
tom.rodriguez at oracle.com
Tue Jan 18 15:59:12 PST 2011
On Jan 18, 2011, at 3:48 PM, Vladimir Kozlov wrote:
> Tom Rodriguez wrote:
>> What does the .volatile directive do? Is that supported in older sparc assemblers? Otherwise it looks ok.
> ".volatile - Defines the beginning of a block of instruction. The instructions in the section may not be changed. The block of instruction should end at a .nonvolatile pseudo-op and should not contain any Control Transfer Instructions (CTI) or labels."
> ".nonvolatile - Defines the end of a block of instruction. The instructions in the block may not be permuted."
> All other methods in this file have these directives for long time so I copied it to be consistent.
> This code will be backported only into JDK6 where we had these directives already.
I hadn't noticed that before. Looks fine then.
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