RFR(S): 8214922: Add vectorization support for fmin/fmax

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Fri Dec 21 18:38:50 UTC 2018

On 12/21/18 6:33 PM, Vladimir Ivanov wrote:
> Also, it was reported that the assumptions which motivated JDK-8078563 
> don't always hold.
> There's an RFE to investigate backing it out:
>    "C2: Consider enabling auto-vectorization for simple reductions"
>    https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8188313

The obvious code code generated for this example would double the speed, for
what I suspect is a fairly common case. Bravo, Richard Startin, for finding

Andrew Haley
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