Re: [ljc] JVM support for unsigned arithmetic

From: Michael B.
Sent on: Thursday, August 30, 2012 1:08 PM
> I found this article below, which explains how overflows could be detected.
> The article explains why it's not going to perform well. :(
> http://www.drdobb...­

I had a read over the article.  I think that is the best that can be
done in a library that exists outside of the JDK.  When it is shipped
with the JDK then the door is open to intrinsic style optimisations.

> Could you please clarify what an "intrinsic" is and how it could speed
> up execution via machine specific assembly?

I've finished the blog post:­


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