RFR (XS): 8160647: [JVMCI] need to be able to copy internal arrays from LocalVariableTable and LineNumberTable

Tom Rodriguez tom.rodriguez at oracle.com
Thu Jun 30 16:51:22 UTC 2016

Can you drop Copy from the names?  They are documented as returning a copy.


> On Jun 30, 2016, at 5:39 AM, Doug Simon <doug.simon at oracle.com> wrote:
> Existing JVMCI clients create modified LocalVariableTable and LineNumberTable objects from existing ones. To support this, (copies of) these object's internals must be accessible. The fix for JDK-8159613 removed such access and this bug restores it.
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8160647
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dnsimon/8160647/
> -Doug

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