Reason for non-const of instanceKlass::method_with_idnum(int idnum)
tom.rodriguez at oracle.com
Fri Nov 18 11:24:04 PST 2011
On Nov 17, 2011, at 2:26 AM, Sebastian Sickelmann wrote:
> is there a reason why the method instanceKlass::method_with_idnum(int idnum) does not have a const qualifier?
We're not particularly religious about the use of const so no one probably bothered.
> The methods
> - instanceKlass::methods()
> - methodOop::idnum()
> - objectArrayOop::obj_at(int)
> that are used inside of method_with_idnum are all const and i don't see a change to manipulate the internal state of instanceKlass unintantional through making method_with_idnum constant.
> Kind regards
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