[10u] RFA: JDK-8203305 and JDK-8203669 (RTM fixes for POWER9)
gromero at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Jun 8 02:18:35 UTC 2018
Thanks for approving the backports.
Is that necessary any sponsor to push them or the integration will happen
automatically from now on?
On 06/05/2018 04:18 PM, Gustavo Romero wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> On 06/04/2018 09:33 PM, Rob McKenna wrote:
>> Hi Gustavo,
>> As per rules 1 & 2, please add a fix request comment to each bug along
>> with the jdk10u-fix-request label.
>> (note, this is the new process - approval mails are no longer necessary)
> oh I see. Thank you. It's done. I was only unsure about how I could turn
> conspicuous the fact that it's a patchset and so getting 8203305 implies
> getting 8203669. I did a crossref: so on request for 8203305 I mention
> 8203669, and vice versa. Please, let me if it's not ok.
> Best regards,
>> On 04/06/18 17:05, Gustavo Romero wrote:
>>> Some distro releases, notably Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver", are already
>>> shipping OpenJDK 10. Ubuntu 18.04 is able to run on the new POWER9
>>> machines. On some of these new POWER9 machines the JVM won't be able to
>>> detect a new POWER9 TM mode (called "TM with No Suspend mode") and will
>>> halt on checking if the JVM is capable of enabling the RTM feature (which
>>> depends upon TM).
>>> So I would like to request the approval to backport the following two
>>> changes to 10u that address this issue on POWER9 DD2.1:
>>> Title : RFR(XS): 8203305: PPC64: Improve TM detection for enabling RTM on Linux / POWER9 
>>> Bug : https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8203305
>>> Review thread: http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/hotspot-dev/2018-May/032313.html
>>> Patch : http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk/jdk/raw-rev/e2d9b38630c3
>>> Title : RFR(S) : 8203669: PPC64: Fix jtreg RTM tests after "8203305: Improve TM detection for enabling RTM on Linux / POWER9" 
>>> Bug : https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8203669
>>> Review thread: http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/hotspot-compiler-dev/2018-May/029091.html
>>> Patch : http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk/jdk/raw-rev/ede65c4fb6da
>>> Both changes apply cleanly to 10u except for small offsets.
>>> Change  is PPC-only. Change  touches shared code but it just changes
>>> a jtreg test in regard to PPC and fixes a few typos. Although changes 
>>> and  are marked as "Enhancement" in the JBS, I understand that they
>>> actually fit the "CPU fix merges" as found on Rule 3, in the Request
>>> for Approval rules .
>>> Thank you.
>>> Best regards,
>>>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk-updates/approval.html
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