Reference to a document in the sources
vladimir.x.ivanov at oracle.com
Wed Jun 13 13:53:42 UTC 2018
The file is located at:
I can trace it till 6u1 and its content matches the article pretty well.
Still it'd be nice to have it published on OpenJDK wiki .
On 13/06/2018 15:55, David Holmes wrote:
> On 13/06/2018 10:32 PM, Gilles Duboscq wrote:
>> Hi Ivan,
>> I don't know for sure what that file contains but it's probably very
>> similar to the content of this paper: Fast subtype checking in the
>> HotSpot JVM .
> That seems like a good bet. The comment was added in September 2001 - by
> Cliff Click.
> I can't find any trace of the actual file though.
>> : https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=583821
>> On 13/06/18 14:20, Ivan Krylov wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> In the sources for klass.hpp  there is a reference to some discussion
>>> // The fields _super_check_offset, _secondary_super_cache,
>>> // and _primary_supers all help make fast subtype checks. See big
>>> // in doc/server_compiler/checktype.txt
>>> This reference is present in JDK 11 latest sources however this
>>> comment dates back to as far as I can trace (1.7).
>>> I assume this link is to some internal wiki page. Is it possible to
>>> make it publicly visible somehow? It is understood that the content
>>> is likely to be outdated.
>>>  -
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