review request (M): 7056328: JSR 292 invocation sometimes fails in adapters for types not on boot class path

John Rose john.r.rose at
Wed Jun 22 23:59:01 PDT 2011

On Jun 22, 2011, at 11:11 PM, Tom Rodriguez wrote:

> Overall this looks good.  It's unfortunate we have to jump through so many hoops for this.  What's with these new constants?
> Are they used over in the JDK side?

They are used in stress testing; see this patch:

This patch is not going into JDK 7, but it is a useful stress test.  It allows us to compile and run every MH that receives an invokeWithArguments.  The JVM hook (which is package private) uses the above constants.

-- John

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