[condy-folding] CE propagation not enabled for ClassRef.of(Class)?
maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com
Wed Oct 18 12:03:46 UTC 2017
thanks for the email; what you are observing is deliberate in a way -
few weeks ago we dropped support for tracking class literals as
constants - which is why you are getting the error when using
String.class. I think the plan (or my understanding of it :-)) was to
get rid of Class-based factories in ClassRef - which then would have
made the compiler machinery redundant, but I see that ClassRef.java
still has those factories after latest updates .
If these factories are there to stay we can add back the compiler
support for tracking literals of course.
On 18/10/17 12:05, Robbie Gibson wrote:
> I’m just playing with the condy prototype and I quickly stumbled upon a problem with this line of code - bug or not yet implemented?
> java: argument to ldc() must be a constant
> The alternative works fine
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