RFR(M): 8201593: Print array length in ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException.

Lindenmaier, Goetz goetz.lindenmaier at sap.com
Wed Apr 25 15:47:47 UTC 2018


yes, on ppc for example we pass it on the stack.
Before, it was passed in R0 which survives the call.
That worked, as it obviously worked so far on aarch 
for the register with the index.

Best regards,

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> Subject: Re: RFR(M): 8201593: Print array length in
> ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException.
> On 04/25/2018 04:00 PM, Stuart Monteith wrote:
> > I'm not quite sure to solve this yet - we'll need to use the stack in
> > some safe way.
> It's not a great idea to pass arguments in rscratch1 or rscratch2.  These
> registers are for use in macros and should be treated as volatile.  Given
> that you're throwing an exception, registers will be clobbered anyway.
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