RFR: 8211908: PPC64: Enable SuperWordLoopUnrollAnalysis by default

Michihiro Horie HORIE at jp.ibm.com
Tue Oct 9 07:11:26 UTC 2018

Dear all,

Would you please review this simple change?
Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8211908
Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mhorie/8211908/webrev.00

Since PPC64 supports SLP with VSX, we can have the benefit from enabled
SuperWordLoopUnrollAnalysis on PPC64.

In the attached micro benchmarks, performance improved by 1.7x at maximum.
In SPECjvm2008, the score improved by a couple of % in xml.validation and

(See attached file: microbench_slp.tar.gz)

Best regards,
IBM Research - Tokyo
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