How is JVM.cpp used

Jipeng Huang robinhjp at
Wed May 22 17:38:35 UTC 2013

The reason why I had that question is that I noted that there're some
method entries for methods inside java.lang.System in jvm.cpp. I don't know
whether those entries would be used by interpreter or something else.

On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 10:29 AM, Jipeng Huang <robinhjp at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm new to openjdk and currently I'm modifying some library methods like
> methods inside java.lang.System. I can easily change the corresponding
> method calls for c1 and c2 compilers by changing the mapping between
> intrinsics and methods but I don't know where jvm.cpp is used and whether
> that can affect the result.
> Thanks,
> Jipeng
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Jipeng Huang

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