RFR (XS) JDK-8185673: assertion failure when creating an array of empty value type

David Simms david.simms at oracle.com
Fri Aug 25 10:13:44 UTC 2017


On 25/08/17 10:48, Tobias Hartmann wrote:
> Hi,
>
> this looks good to me but I think there is an excess "required" in the 
> classFileParser comment.
>

Whoops, cheers, thanks for spotting that :-)

> Thanks,
> Tobias
>
> On 25.08.2017 09:42, David Simms wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8185673
>>
>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dsimms/valhalla/8185673/
>>
>> We have multiple issues supporting empty value types at this point in 
>> time. For minimal value types, we will live with this as a system 
>> limitation and throw a ClassFormatError, rather than assert or crash.
>>
>> Testing: New jtreg "Empty" passes for both fastdebug and release builds.
>>
>> Cheers
>> /David Simms
>>
>>
>>



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