RFR (S) 8134758: Final String field values should be trusted as stable

Aleksey Shipilev aleksey.shipilev at oracle.com
Tue Sep 1 16:01:40 UTC 2015

On 09/01/2015 06:36 PM, Vladimir Kozlov wrote:
> On 9/1/15 4:34 AM, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
>> On 09/01/2015 04:31 AM, Vladimir Kozlov wrote:
>>> Why you check constant.basic_type() == T_OBJECT?
>>> In old compact strings version it was value field's type but now it is
>>> always array.
>> Because that line of reasoning got us here: the desynced version that
>> gets overlooked for months in Compact String research, and wastes more
>> time after the flaw is discovered. I'd prefer to handle all final fields
>> in Strings universally, for every possible type, to avoid future
>> surprises.
> Okay, may be add comment.

Sure, I don't see why not:


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