RFR(S) 8030221: Checking for anonymous class should check for NULL as well as potential nesting

harold seigel harold.seigel at oracle.com
Tue Aug 16 13:24:40 UTC 2016

Thanks David, for the review.

I'll change the assert before pushing the change.


On 8/15/2016 11:26 PM, David Holmes wrote:
> Hi Harold,
> On 16/08/2016 5:34 AM, harold seigel wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Please review this fix for JDK-8030221.  The fix makes sure that, if the
>> specified host class for a VM anonymous is another anonymous class, that
>> the actual host class is the specified host class's host class. For
>> example, if named class N is the host class for anonymous class A1, and
>> A1 is the specified host class for anonymous class A2, then the actual
>> host class for A2 will be named class N.
>> JBS Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8030221
>> Open Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~hseigel/bug_8030221/
> So basically instead of storing an anonymous class as host and later 
> walking through to find the first non-anonymous "host" class, you now 
> store the first non-anonymous class as the host and so don't need to 
> walk later. Ok.
> src/share/vm/runtime/reflection.cpp
> I find this assertion:
>  assert(!host_class->is_instance_klass() ||
>         !InstanceKlass::cast(host_class)->is_anonymous(),
>          "host_class should not be anonymous");
> somewhat hard to understand compared to the more direct:
>  assert( !(host_class->is_instance_klass() &&
>            InstanceKlass::cast(host_class)->is_anonymous()),
>          "host_class should not be anonymous");
> Thanks,
> David
>> The fix was tested with the JCK Lang and VM tests, the hotpot, and
>> java/lang, java/util and other JTreg tests, the NSK quick tests, and
>> with the RBT runtime nightly tests.
>> Thanks, Harold

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