On constant folding of final field loads

John Rose john.r.rose at oracle.com
Tue Jul 21 19:04:42 UTC 2015

On Jul 21, 2015, at 11:48 AM, Vladimir Ivanov <vladimir.x.ivanov at oracle.com> wrote:
> Fixing the problem for static final fields doesn't look like a hard problem. JIT can inspect field holder class state and skip the optimization if the class hasn't been fully initialized yet.

And a slushy bit (for use by reflection, etc.) can handle the corresponding non-static case.  — John
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