Valhalla EG minutes 6/21/17
karen.kinnear at oracle.com
Wed Jul 5 14:26:03 UTC 2017
What we were discussing was the ability to use the byte code itself - not the ValueType.findWither API.
John’s longer term plan is that ultimately the byte code can only be executed in the value class itself, and
since the derived value class has no methods, we need a temporary approach.
Did I misunderstand what you were saying?
> On Jun 26, 2017, at 2:52 PM, Paul Sandoz <paul.sandoz at oracle.com> wrote:
>> On 23 Jun 2017, at 13:33, Karen Kinnear <karen.kinnear at oracle.com> wrote:
>> VWithfield - propose for MVT - allow package private access - since there are no methods on the derived value class
>> and the value capable class can’t have any methods with vbytecodes since generated by javac
>> - plan to make private when we add factory methods to value classes with a compiler (and we have nest support)
> I am unsure if it’s necessary for MVT purposes to dial back the accessibility then dial it up again later on.
> ValueType.findWither can be used in conjunction with MethodHandle.privateLookupIn. It’s a little odd but works. What am i missing?
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