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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8173465

Introduce NearLabel for branches known to be short.

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    • Type: Enhancement
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 9, 10
    • Fix Version/s: 10
    • Component/s: hotspot
    • Subcomponent:
    • Resolved In Build:
      b21

      Description

      Some branches issued to assembly code are obviously of short distance. Due to separation into shared and platform code this not always is known when the branch instruction is selected.

      NearLabels indicate that a branch with short reach can be used.

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            • Assignee:
              goetz Goetz Lindenmaier
              Reporter:
              goetz Goetz Lindenmaier
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