RFR(S): 8153514: Whitebox API should allow compilation of <clinit>
tobias.hartmann at oracle.com
Thu Apr 7 06:13:06 UTC 2016
On 06.04.2016 18:50, Vladimir Kozlov wrote:
> Looks good.
> On 4/6/16 3:53 AM, Tobias Hartmann wrote:
>> 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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