RFR(L): 8008407: remove SPARC V8 support

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Fri May 31 13:42:33 PDT 2013


this looks good.

There is check VM_Version::has_v9() in arguments.cpp which print error 
message and exit VM. But it is done only for C2. It should be general 
now after your changes.


On 5/31/13 12:50 PM, Morris Meyer wrote:
> Could I get a review for this issue?
> This patch is based on work originally by Christian Thalinger with
> several chunks of V8 removal from me.  There are a few V8 instructions
> left - LDD, STD, CASA and a few others.  Follow on bugs will be assigned
> to rework each specific instruction.
> These changes have been tested with the vm regression suite and JPRT.
> Thanks in advance.
>          --morris
> WEBREV - http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~morris/8008407.01
> BUG - https://jbs.oracle.com/bugs/browse/JDK-8008407

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