[9] RFR(S): 8153514: Whitebox API should allow compilation of <clinit>

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Wed Apr 6 16:50:34 UTC 2016

Looks good.


On 4/6/16 3:53 AM, Tobias Hartmann wrote:
> Hi,
> please review the following patch that adds support to the Whitebox API to compile the static initializer of a class:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8153514
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~thartmann/8153514/webrev.root.00/
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~thartmann/8153514/webrev.00/
> 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.
> Thanks,
> Tobias

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