RFR: 8022853: add ability to load uncompressed object and Klass references in a compressed environment to Unsafe
coleen.phillimore at oracle.com
Wed Apr 22 20:42:47 UTC 2015
This looks really good.
On 4/22/15, 1:56 PM, Christian Thalinger wrote:
> In some native data structures of the VM oops are stored uncompressed even if compressed oops are turned on, for example Klass::_java_mirror. Java code which is tightly coupled with the VM should have the ability to read and write such fields.
> This additional Unsafe API make the implementation of JEP 243: Java-Level JVM Compiler Interface simpler.
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