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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] What platforms do we support?
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2007 07:27:46 GMT
2007/4/4, Mikhail Fursov <mike.fursov@gmail.com>:
> 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.
Yep, it is better approach.

SY, Alexey

> Can we do the same with VM (check flag) to avoid multiple distributions?
>
> --
> Mikhail Fursov
>

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