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7083786: dead various dead chunks of code Reviewed-by: iveresov, kvn
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date Wed, 31 Aug 2011 16:46:11 -0700
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#ifndef CPU_X86_VM_ICACHE_X86_HPP
#define CPU_X86_VM_ICACHE_X86_HPP

// Interface for updating the instruction cache.  Whenever the VM modifies
// code, part of the processor instruction cache potentially has to be flushed.

// On the x86, this is a no-op -- the I-cache is guaranteed to be consistent
// after the next jump, and the VM never modifies instructions directly ahead
// of the instruction fetch path.

// [phh] It's not clear that the above comment is correct, because on an MP
// system where the dcaches are not snooped, only the thread doing the invalidate
// will see the update.  Even in the snooped case, a memory fence would be
// necessary if stores weren't ordered.  Fortunately, they are on all known
// x86 implementations.

class ICache : public AbstractICache {
#ifdef AMD64
  enum {
    stub_size      = 64, // Size of the icache flush stub in bytes
    line_size      = 64, // Icache line size in bytes
    log2_line_size = 6   // log2(line_size)

  // Use default implementation
  enum {
    stub_size      = 16,                 // Size of the icache flush stub in bytes
    line_size      = BytesPerWord,      // conservative
    log2_line_size = LogBytesPerWord    // log2(line_size)
#endif // AMD64

#endif // CPU_X86_VM_ICACHE_X86_HPP