RFR 8160197: [JVMCI] AllocatableValue.toString overrides are missing reference information

Tom Rodriguez tom.rodriguez at oracle.com
Thu Jun 23 17:34:57 UTC 2016


When printing Values the current code restricts the information to a single character which cuts out any information about whether a type is a reference or not.  Instead Value should allow subclasses more control over what is printed for the type information.  In current graal this means instead of “rax|q” you’ll see “rax|QWORD[.]” for a reference type.  This also makes the platform dependent types more obvious since you don’t have to guess what “q” means.


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