Question about MemNode

Chuck Rasbold rasbold at
Mon Oct 19 11:15:14 PDT 2009

Moving this question to hotspot-compiler-dev....

2009/10/17 Ramón García
<ramon.garcia.f+java at<ramon.garcia.f%2Bjava at>

> I am trying to understand the code in memnode.hpp
> What is the meaning of the nodes Control, Memory and Address that a MemNode
> has?
> I understand more or less that a MemNode defines a memory reference,
> Memory defines the base and Address defines the offset. But the
> meaning of Control is still unclear to me (a comment describes it as
> "// When is it safe to do this load?").
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