RFR: Here are some Thread cleanup patches
mandy.chung at oracle.com
Wed Mar 28 09:33:58 UTC 2018
On 3/28/18 2:37 PM, Peter Levart wrote:
> As far as I think (but please prove me wrong), Stable class is not
> loaded until someone explicitly asks for it in Java code (referring to
> Stable type in bytecode like with Stable.class literal or parsing
> annotations of a field that contains such annotation triggered by Java
> API for annotations).
> The VM code that parses some annotations like @Stable,
> @CallerSensitive, @ForceInline, etc... works by matching the Symbol
> names of annotation classes and doesn't need the to load the
> annotation class for that. See parse_annotations in
This is what I understand too. VM parses the annotation attributes
directly and no need to load any annotation class.
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