Much of the work of a functional port lies in constructing a new baseline code generator, more or less from scratch. ... The Jikes RVM does not directly map Java threads of an application to operating system threads (POSIX pthreads). ... with pre-loaded constants and when atomically updating bit and 2These registers are treated as dedicated, scratch, volatile (caller-save), or non-volatile (callee- save).
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