PING^2 [8u] Request for enhancement backport approval for 8154156: PPC64: improve array copy stubs by using vector instructions
OGATAK at jp.ibm.com
Fri Jan 18 04:18:43 UTC 2019
Thank you for your comments. I understand what you mean. The problem is
there is no PPC64 expert in the current jdk8u reviewers, as far as I know.
I realized we need discussion to solve this situation first.
"jdk8u-dev" <jdk8u-dev-bounces at openjdk.java.net> wrote on 2019/01/18
> From: Andrew Hughes <gnu.andrew at redhat.com>
> To: Gustavo Romero <gromero at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Cc: jdk8u-dev <jdk8u-dev at openjdk.java.net>
> Date: 2019/01/18 12:34
> Subject: Re: PING^2 [8u] Request for enhancement backport approval for
> 8154156: PPC64: improve array copy stubs by using vector instructions
> Sent by: "jdk8u-dev" <jdk8u-dev-bounces at openjdk.java.net>
> On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 at 21:36, Gustavo Romero
<gromero at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> > Hello community,
> > Could somebody kindly point me out to what is missing (if anything) in
> > order to proceed with the approval for this backport?
> > This change is the first of a series of PPC64 backports planned to
> > like AES BE, SHA2, and latest CRC32 enhancements, so it's blocking
> > important PPC64 backports.
> > As Ogata pointed out, it's already reviewed by Martin from SAP on the
> > hotspot-compiler-dev ML:
> > I understand the review from Martin is sufficient for this approval,
> > is hotspot/PPC64-only.
> > Thank you.
> > Best regards,
> > Gustavo
> > On 01/15/2019 07:14 AM, Kazunori Ogata wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Ping. Can anyone approve an enhancement backport request for
> > > PPC64: improve array copy stubs by using vector instructions?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Ogata
> > >
> I have no objection to approving this when it reaches that stage, but it
> need an appropriate review first, and, like Andrew Haley, I don't feel
> this is within
> my competency to review.
> There is a list of jdk8u reviewers here:
> If there is someone with the expertise to review PPC patches, but they
> on this reviewers list, we could nominate them to that role, as we did
> with Andrew Haley.
> Andrew :)
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