RFR(XS) 8130669: VM prohibits <clinit> methods with return values
ioi.lam at oracle.com
Wed Jul 8 19:46:20 UTC 2015
Is there any reason why the ignoredClinit needs to be written in a jcod
file and not a jasm file? jasm files would be a lot easier to read and
maintain than jcod.
On 7/8/15 6:32 AM, harold seigel wrote:
> Please review this small change to fix bug JDK-8130669. The JVM
> incorrectly throws ClassFormatError exceptions for non-void methods
> named <clinit>. But, the JVM Spec 8 says that such <clinit> methods
> should be ignored. See
> for details.
> The fix changes the JVM to, in this case, only throw ClassFormatError
> exceptions for non-void <init> methods.
> Open Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~hseigel/bug_8130669/
> JBS Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8130669
> The fix was tested with JCK Lang and VM tests, the UTE quick and
> split_verifier tests, and the hotspot, java/io, java/lang, and
> java/util JTreg tests.
> Thanks, Harold
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