[8u] Request for approval: Backport of 8147548: need comprehensive fix for unconstrained ConvI2L with narrowed type
tobias.hartmann at oracle.com
Mon Jan 25 09:59:37 UTC 2016
please approve and review the following backport to 8u.
8147548: need comprehensive fix for unconstrained ConvI2L with narrowed type
The fix was pushed to hs-comp on January, 18 and nightly testing showed no problems. Unfortunately, the changes do not apply cleanly to 8u-dev because several enhancements that affect related code were not backported to 8. Here is a new webrev:
I did additional performance and correctness testing to verify that the backport works fine and does not introduce a regression.
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