Alpha VM on Solaris UltraSPARC?

Nick Forde nickf at
Fri Mar 11 14:15:52 PST 2005

Many thanks Nicolas. This was indeed all that I had to update and the
slate tests at least now all pass OK.

Lee, how would you like to implement this so that it works on all 
Using an inline byte-wise copy function? Is the overhead of this 
that two implementations are required?


On 11 Mar 2005, at 18:00, Nicolas Pelletier wrote:

> Nick Forde <nickf at> writes:
>> Do you mean change the use of long long to something equivalent 
>> (Byte[8]?)
>> in the structs MethodDefinition and Map?
> Just an aside: a similar problem  with dispatchID shows up on a 32-bit
> sparc. The 2  offending lines where dispatchID is used  in the VM must
> be converted to a byte-per-byte copy mechanism using a for loop (since
> gcc optimizes calls to memcpy).
> -- 
> Nicolas

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