RFR(M): 8195112: x86 (32 bit): implementation for Thread-local handshakes
martin.doerr at sap.com
Thu Jan 18 11:29:25 UTC 2018
Hi Robbin and Andrew,
thanks for looking at it. I'm also concerned about get_thread on linux 32 bit.
Windows has a fast implementation of it. So would the change be acceptable if we switch off ThreadLocalHandshakes by default for linux 32 bit only?
This would still be perfectly ok for us.
Performance impact on Windows 32 bit seems to be very low. Is anybody concerned about Windows 32 bit performance?
From: Andrew Haley [mailto:aph at redhat.com]
Sent: Donnerstag, 18. Januar 2018 12:05
To: Robbin Ehn <robbin.ehn at oracle.com>; Doerr, Martin <martin.doerr at sap.com>; hotspot-runtime-dev at openjdk.java.net
Subject: Re: RFR(M): 8195112: x86 (32 bit): implementation for Thread-local handshakes
On 17/01/18 21:04, Robbin Ehn wrote:
> This guy will hurt:
> 712 masm.get_thread(pollReg);
> Since we are not shipping 32-bit but RedHat is (at least in Fedora)
> and they don't object (or anyone else) I'm fine with this.
Don't mistake silence for consent. The most likely explanation is
that we haven't noticed yet. You're right, it will hurt. Perhaps
Thread-local handshakes aren't right for x86-32, or perhaps we can
come up with a better way to do get_thread(pollReg). I'll have a
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