Please review fix for 7195867: NPG: SAJDI tests fail with sun.jvm.hotspot.types.WrongTypeException: No,suitable match for type
jon.masamitsu at oracle.com
Wed Sep 5 13:46:23 PDT 2012
I didn't see any changes in the first file. Should I have?
On 9/5/2012 1:23 PM, Coleen Phillimore wrote:
> Summary: Need to restore the vtable in metadata when we restore the
> type from the shared archive.
> When dumping the shared archive all the C++ vtables are patched to be
> a piece of code that inserts the actual vtable in the type, and calls
> through the actual vtable to where the function was restored. SA
> uses the address of the vtable to determine which metadata type it is
> looking at. By calling one virtual function during restore, we can
> restore the c++ vtable to the actual one so SA can match it.
> (systemDictionary is a whitespace change).
> Tested sajdi tests.
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