Graal - first step

Rémi Forax forax at
Tue Apr 3 02:59:18 PDT 2012

On 04/02/2012 12:10 PM, Douglas Simon wrote:
> Hi Remi,
> On Mar 30, 2012, at 7:13 PM, Rémi Forax wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> I've played a little with Graal and I've some questions (a lot in fact but I will send several messages :)
> We're ready for your questions - fire away ;-)
>> First, I've deactivated the bootstrap code just because it was too painful
>> to wait before having the real code to be executed. I think the bootstrap should
>> be guarded by a static final not enabled by default.
> I've put a note in the (new) README_GRAAL.txt briefly describing Graal's bootstrap step as well as the -XX:-BootstrapGraal option that can be used to disable it.

Ok, thanks.

>> Also a code in the hotspot directory was not compiling because my gcc emit a warning
>> when you shift a long (32bits) by 32, using a long long solve the issue.
>> See the diff at the end of this message.
> Thanks. I've applied your fix.

Thanks again.

>> I also think you should add a README_GRAAL.txt at the root to explain
>> that to compile Graal , we have to use mx.
> Done.
> -Doug


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