Request to commit: ARM interpreter changes

Gary Benson gbenson at
Fri Oct 2 07:59:06 PDT 2009

Edward Nevill wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have another set of changes I would like to push for the ARM
> interpreter.  Here is a brief headline list of what has changed.
> - Support for generation of native libraries for JCK on ARM
> - Addition / updating of copyright notices
> - Support for building icedtea-debug (this is not complete)
> - Small change to the dispatch code (bumps ECM from 1350 to 1450 with a
>   similar improvement to other benchmarks).
> - Fix to stack overflow checking so that it checks for stack overflow
>   before zeroing the locals, not after. On Zero the machine stack lives
>   below the Java stack. A method with a suitably large number of locals can
>   end up writing zeros onto the machine stack.
> See attached diffs below. Changelog to follow.

Looks good.



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