Code Review for 6879921

Prepared by:cfang on Tue Sep 15 10:01:56 PDT 2009
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Patch of changes: 6879921.patch
Author comments:
We do not intend to apply superword to non-primitive types. Current SuperWord
implementation filters out non-primitives when it creates the initial set of
packs through "find_adjacent_refs". However, when it extends the packlists
using the def-use or use-def chains, non-primitives may still be put into
consideration, and this leads to the assertion failure when we compute the
data size of a T_ADDRESS type (bug 6879921).

Filter out non-primitives when we extend the initial packlists (i.e. don't consider
packing non-primitive defs and uses).

Fixes 6879921: CTW failure jdk6_18/hotspot/src/share/vm/utilities/globalDefinitions.cpp:268

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