RFR (L) JDK-8230505: Replace JVM type comparisons to T_OBJECT and T_ARRAY with call to is_reference_type

Harold Seigel harold.seigel at oracle.com
Wed Sep 11 16:44:50 UTC 2019

Hi Lois,

It looks good.  Can you change the message in the assert at line 874 in 
heapShared.cpp to something like "can archive only fields that are 

Thanks,  Harold

On 9/11/2019 11:29 AM, Lois Foltan wrote:
> Please review the following change to call is_reference_type() when 
> checking if a type is a T_OBJECT or a T_ARRAY.
> open webrev at: 
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~lfoltan/bug_jdk8230505.0/webrev/index.html
> bug link: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8230505
> Builds: all tier1 builds, did build with Shenandoah GC, and Solaris 
> builds
> Testing: hs-tier1-4 & jdktier1-2 (all platforms), hs-tier5-8 (linux-x64)
> Thanks,
> Lois

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