RFR(S): 8183103: Post loop vectorization produces incorrect results
tobias.hartmann at oracle.com
Tue Jul 4 06:58:50 UTC 2017
Thanks Vladimir. I'll request approval for JDK 9.
On 03.07.2017 17:34, Vladimir Kozlov wrote:
> Looks good.
> On 7/3/17 1:43 AM, Tobias Hartmann wrote:
>> please review the following patch:
>> Post loop vectorization (-XX:+PostLoopMultiversioning) produces incorrect results on machines that have AVX-512 (-XX:UseAVX=3) support. Please find my detailed analysis in the bug comments.
>> Taking into account that we are very late in the JDK 9 release cycle, a full fix being very complex and requiring testing on AVX-512 supporting platforms and also due to other problems with AVX=3 in the past , we decided to make PostLoopMultiversioning and UseAVX=3 experimental in JDK 9. It will be disabled by default but still available if the user sets -XX:+UnlockExperimentalVMOptions on the command line.
>> I filed JDK-8183390 to investigate a full fix in JDK 10 (or a JDK 9 update release).
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