RFR (S + L test) : 8016839 : JSR292: AME instead of IAE when calling a method

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Tue Nov 26 12:32:23 UTC 2013

On 26/11/2013 10:16 PM, David Chase wrote:
> On 2013-11-26, at 7:12 AM, David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com> wrote:
>> On 26/11/2013 9:56 PM, David Chase wrote:
>>> On 2013-11-25, at 9:18 PM, David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com> wrote:
>>>> We do have the jdk.internal namespace. But I think Unsafe is as good a place as any - though maybe sun.misc.VM is marginally better?
>>> Does anyone have any problems with sun.misc.VM as a choice?
>>> I have to do a minor revision to the hotspot commit anyway.
>>> Is sun.misc.VM also loaded very early anyway?
>> No you would have to add it as for Unsafe.
> But it's loaded early anyway as a normal consequence of other class loading, right?

What do you mean by "early"? It isn't a pre-loaded class but it will be 
loaded during system initialization. It is approx the 120th class to be 
loaded. Unsafe is about 135th.


> David

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