RFR ASAP please: 8026365: Fix verifier for anonymous classes

Karen Kinnear karen.kinnear at oracle.com
Wed Oct 16 21:17:18 PDT 2013

On Oct 17, 2013, at 12:13 AM, Karen Kinnear wrote:

> Please review quickly:
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~acorn/8026365/webrev/
> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8026365
> Verifier called is_reference_assignable, which called resolve_or_null, which was looking for
> the anonymous class in the system dictionary, where it is not. So this will allow more anonymous
> class cases to get through the verifier while still doing validity checking (but on the host class only,
> not on the anonymous class).
> Tested:
> Robert's new test: reduct (which he will check in as part of the lambda side of this change)
> Lam
> Lam1
> in progress: vm.quick, java.lang, java.util, Nashorn
> thanks,
> Karen
> p.s. Alejandro, Dan, Calvin - they want this in TL ASAP - should I check this directly into hotspot-master tomorrow?
> p.s. Vincente - can you grab this patch to test with Robert's changes please? I tested with the patches he
> had given me

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