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

John Rose john.r.rose at oracle.com
Thu May 16 15:49:18 PDT 2013

On May 16, 2013, at 3:47 PM, Christian Thalinger <christian.thalinger at oracle.com> wrote:

>> David, as a least-bad solution, I suggest protecting the x86-specific names in jvm.cpp with X86_ONLY:
> A better way would be to call an architecture specific method which adds all the required properties.  Since this is only a temporary solution maybe we shouldn't go there and the #ifdef is fine.

Yes, I think so too.  I was relieved to find the X86_ONLY macro, even though it is not used much.

— John
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