Request for reviews (S): 7071709: JSR 292: switchpoint invalidation should be pushed not pulled
john.r.rose at oracle.com
Wed Aug 31 14:34:26 PDT 2011
On Aug 31, 2011, at 3:42 AM, Christian Thalinger wrote:
> This patch now only contains the SwitchPoint optimization and will be pushed as the last of my fixes (as stated in an earlier email):
> Tom, John, can you review this again?
It is good, but I have a question. What happens when this line produces a null value for the target (because of -Xcomp etc.):
ciMethodHandle* target = call_site->get_target();
Shouldn't there be a guard for that edge case, in case Murphy's Law kicks in?
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