RFR: 8022853: add ability to load uncompressed object and Klass references in a compressed environment to Unsafe
christian.thalinger at oracle.com
Wed Apr 22 21:23:20 UTC 2015
Thank you, Coleen.
> On Apr 22, 2015, at 1:42 PM, Coleen Phillimore <coleen.phillimore at oracle.com> wrote:
> 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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