[9] RFR (M): VM should constant fold Unsafe.get*() loads from final fields

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Thu Jun 18 13:51:22 UTC 2015

On Jun 18, 2015, at 2:12 PM, Remi Forax <forax at univ-mlv.fr> wrote:

> Hi Paul,
> On 06/18/2015 02:03 PM, Paul Sandoz wrote:
>> Hi Vladimir,
>> I like the test, you have almost hand rolled your own specializer :-)
>> A minor point. Since you have created a ClassWriter with "ClassWriter.COMPUTE_MAXS | ClassWriter.COMPUTE_FRAMES" can you remove the "mv.visitMax(0, 0)" calls?
> no, you can't.
> even if you ask ASM to compute the maxs, you still need to call visitMaxs() or kitten will die.

Ah, i see now, it's the arguments to visitMax that are ignored and not the call itself.

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