How to represent value based classes ?
john.r.rose at oracle.com
Mon Jul 23 21:03:48 UTC 2018
On Jul 23, 2018, at 1:51 PM, forax at univ-mlv.fr wrote:
> it's a sub-item item of the issue "when VT/VBC should be loaded" ?
Right. And I don’t see any case where we would care about null handling where we would not *also* care about the layout. In the case of the verifier, a checkcast instruction will convert from a null reference to a VT or VBC without caring which case it is. After linking, the checkcast could either NPE or substitute the default value.
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