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From "Mikhail Fursov" <mike.fur...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] What platforms do we support?
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2007 07:23:17 GMT
On 4/4/07, Alexey Petrenko <alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 2007/4/4, Gregory Shimansky <gshimansky@gmail.com>:
> > Evgueni Brevnov wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Seems like this is not a technical discussion anyway I did some
> > > expiriments on my Fedora Core release 5 (Bordeaux)  PentiumIII
> > > machine. Additionally to HARMONY-3246 it required a few modifications
> > > in sources and proper arguments to the compiler to run HelloWord and
> > > other applications. I can provide a patch with modifications to
> > > building system to build PentiumIII friendly VM. Is anyone intrested
> > > in this?
> >
> > I would like to see these modifications. I wonder what you've done in
> > port/src/thread/linux/apr_thread_ext.c and vmcore/include/atomics.h.
> > They contain mfence and sfence instructions in inline assembly which
> > have to be changed to something else on P3.
> Can we produce separate binary build for P3 if it is not easy to
> replace mfence/sfence?


Jitrino can use runtime detection of CPU features supported and emit
appropriate code.
Can we do the same with VM (check flag) to avoid multiple distributions?

-- 
Mikhail Fursov

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