Constant descriptor resolved too soon during constant resolution?

Jorn Vernee jbvernee at
Sun Aug 26 15:48:51 UTC 2018

> Yes, we're discussing that now.  The side-effects story is a deep
> rabbit hole; not only do you have the obvious side effects (those that
> are manifest in the method to compute the constant), but there's also
> class loading, class initialization, method linkage, etc.  We're
> trying to come up with a more principled story of which are safe to
> elide and which not.

Yes, that makes sense, thanks. I'm looking forward to hearing more about 

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