Constant dynamic pushed to the hs repo

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at
Thu Feb 1 17:41:59 UTC 2018

> On Feb 1, 2018, at 2:09 AM, Andrew Haley <aph at> wrote:
> On 31/01/18 22:43, Paul Sandoz wrote:
>> I just pushed the constant dynamic change sets to hs [*]. It took a little longer than I anticipated to work through some of the review process given the holiday break.
>> We should now be able to follow up, in the hs repo until the merge in some cases, with dependent issues such as the changes to support AArch64, SPARC, AoT/Graal, additional tests, and some bug/performance fixes.
> OK.  Can you please send a list of those changesets?  I guess they're
> just everything pushed by you on Jan 31, but I wanted to check.

Yes, here are the main change sets:

  8186209: Tool support for ConstantDynamic
  8186046: Minimal ConstantDynamic support
  8190972: Ensure that AOT/Graal filters out class files containing CONSTANT_Dynamic ahead of full AOT support
  Reviewed-by: acorn, coleenp, kvn
  Contributed-by: lois.foltan at, john.r.rose at, paul.sandoz at

  8187742: Minimal set of bootstrap methods for constant dynamic
  Reviewed-by: jrose, forax
  Contributed-by: brian.goetz at, paul.sandoz at

And here is the review thread for AArch64 changes:


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