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From Gregory Shimansky <gshiman...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (HARMONY-5399) [drlvm][jit] Enabling arraycopy optimization for primitive types when write barriers are enabled
Date Fri, 18 Jan 2008 12:20:54 GMT
Aleksey Shipilev said the following on 18.01.2008 10:46:
> Hi, Xiao Feng, Gregory,
> I believe that current implementation of WB support for arraycopy is
> good in case of unknown GC design. It would hit WB for every element
> in the array, and then maintain compatibility across different GC
> implementations, right?
> I'm also thinking of specialized write barrier helper for arrays,
> which would exploit your design but keep VM/JIT unaware of the
> details.
> Gregory, I have modified the patch to cover your concern, does it fits well?

Heh. I didn't answer to you in JIRA :) It was George Timoshenko who did. 
It seems like he's satisfied with your update although I wouldn't answer 
for him.


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