Initial runtime support for the ValueTypes attribute

Harold David Seigel harold.seigel at
Fri May 18 13:14:33 UTC 2018

Hi Fred,

These changes look good.

Is the check for value_types()->is_shared() in 
InstanceKlass::delete_contents() needed for CDS?

Thanks, Harold

On 5/17/2018 4:04 PM, Frederic Parain wrote:
> Please review this first patch related to the ValueTypes attribute:
> The patch includes:
>    - the parsing of the ValueTypes attribute
>    - the creation of meta-data from this attribute
>    - a consistency check between the ACC_FLATTENABLE flag
>      and the ValueTypes attribute
>    - the pre-loading of method arguments types and return values types
> Fred

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