RFR(S): 8063086: Math.pow yields different results upon repeated calls

Roland Westrelin roland.westrelin at oracle.com
Mon Jan 5 16:38:13 UTC 2015


With 8029302, C2 computes x^2 as x*x. The interpreter and C1 code don’t have the special case code and as a result an application can see different result for the same computation whether it’s executed by the interpreter/c1 or c2. Fixed by adding the special case to the interpreter and C1.


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