[lworld] RFR: JDK-8265376: Prepare for javac change to do the member translation as described in SoV

Srikanth Adayapalam sadayapalam at openjdk.java.net
Fri Apr 16 20:46:52 UTC 2021


On Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:19:35 GMT, Mandy Chung <mchung at openjdk.org> wrote:

> This updates `test/jdk/valhalla/valuetypes/QTypeDescriptorTest.java` and 
> `test/jdk/valhalla/valuetypes/Reflection.java` tests to prepare for the javac
> change to do the member translation as described in SoV (JDK-8244313).
> 
> It also fixes a bug in `Class::referenceType` to return this class if it's an
> identity class.  This was uncovered by this test change.

There is some debate whether we should go ahead with integrating with https://github.com/openjdk/valhalla/pull/386 at all, this is being discussed (we may want to double down on the explorations for a single class file for primitive classes instead). Stay tuned. Thanks for quickly preparing the fix all the same!.

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PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/valhalla/pull/387


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