RFR(S): 8027140: Assertion in compiler when running bigapps/Kitchensink/stability

Roland Westrelin roland.westrelin at oracle.com
Fri Oct 25 00:43:17 PDT 2013

I wasn’t able to reproduce that bug or write a test case for it. Anyway, TypeKlassPtr was a subclass of TypeOopPtr before perm gen removal. TypeOopPtr::filter() had code to handle TypeKlassPtr types. When TypeKlassPtr was moved under TypePtr, this code wasn’t moved. I think it should have been and that could explain the assert.



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