POC javac can compile invokedynamic
Charles Oliver Nutter
charles.nutter at sun.com
Fri Sep 12 20:29:04 PDT 2008
John Rose wrote:
> I just put out a patch (mlvm/langtools/meth.patch) which allows javac
> to compile MH and invokedynamic calls.
> This should make it easier to experiment with the modified JVM,
> without resorting to direct bytecode editing or assembling.
> Caveat: I don't know whether this is the right way for javac to go
> in the long run; please treat the present design as a tentative
It will certainly make experimentation easier. I've wanted to hack on
javac myself; looking at your patch will probably give me a leg up. It
seems like it wouldn't be difficult to rework it into a "dynamic
non-java" without much difficulty while still keeping everything else
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