Extension methods

Joseph D. Darcy Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Fri Nov 20 15:38:59 PST 2009

Rémi Forax wrote:
> There is a real problem of performance with extension methods
> (at least with Hotspot).
> Extension methods create megamorphic call sites
> and Hotspot is not able to inline them.
> Rémi

Mark has not yet published a proposal or sketch for extension methods or 

If extension methods are added to the platform, that will presumably 
provide motivation for the HotSpot team to create polymorphic inline 
caches to better handle megamorphic call sites :-)


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