RFR(L): 8205044: [lworld] Interpreter and compiler support for acmp with value type operands

Tobias Hartmann tobias.hartmann at oracle.com
Wed Jul 11 13:43:13 UTC 2018

Hi Roland,

thanks for the review!

On 11.07.2018 15:09, Roland Westrelin wrote:
> In compile.cpp:
> 4652     // Return constant false because one operand is a non-null value type
> 4653     return new CmpINode(phase->intcon(0), phase->intcon(1));
> there must be a better way to return always false.

Yes, here's the incremental webrev:

> How is the change in callGenerator.cpp related to acmp?

It's not related to acmp but I found the problem during testing with this patch. If we late inline a
method handle linkTo* call, the return value might be a ValueTypeNode although we are expecting an
oop. We need to allocate before we can replace the call.


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