RFR(S): 8153514: Whitebox API should allow compilation of <clinit>
tobias.hartmann at oracle.com
Wed Apr 6 10:53:14 UTC 2016
please review the following patch that adds support to the Whitebox API to compile the static initializer of a class:
The static initializer is not accessible through reflection and can therefore not be compiled by using the existing WhiteBox::enqueueMethodForCompilation feature.
I did not add tests for the new feature because that would require implementing additional methods to check for a successful <clinit> compilation (or parsing the log compilation output). The feature will be exercised by JDK-8153515 which should be enough for testing.
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