review request (L): 7001379: bootstrap method data needs to be moved from constant pool to a classfile attribute
john.r.rose at oracle.com
Wed Nov 24 23:42:50 PST 2010
On Nov 22, 2010, at 6:57 PM, John Rose wrote:
> Because of a strong and reasonable request from the IBM JVM team, the JSR 292 class file format for CONSTANT_InvokeDynamic is changing one more time.
> I will be putting out a review request soon for this.
Here is a JVM change which moves the variadic parts of CONSTANT_InvokeDynamic specifiers out of the constant pool and into a new attribute, BootstrapMethods.
For review, here is the specification change, in the javadoc in the jdk repo:
The JDK webrev also includes an adjusted unit test.
The base revision was reviewed by Christian yesterday:
The JVM code passes the unit test, of course.
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