RFR (S) : 8014362 : Need to expose some processor features via Unsafe interface

David Chase david.r.chase at oracle.com
Thu May 16 15:14:20 PDT 2013

On 2013-05-16, at 5:56 PM, Christian Thalinger <christian.thalinger at oracle.com> wrote:

> On May 16, 2013, at 6:18 AM, David Chase <david.r.chase at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Latest webrev:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~drchase/8014362/webrev.02/
>> Change from previous is to move an x86 processor-specific flag to global visibility (alongside other x86 processor-specific flag with global visibility).
> Hmm.  Tao spent a lot of time to move all processor specific flags into the respective globals_<arch>.hpp file.  I don't think we should undo this.

SSE didn't make the cut, I noticed, that's why I figured it was okay.
I need that information in some form.

Does this all become part of some larger processor-specific-info interface?


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