notes from Valhalla meeting 5/24/17
paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Wed Jun 21 23:44:44 UTC 2017
> On 21 Jun 2017, at 16:40, John Rose <john.r.rose at oracle.com> wrote:
> Thanks; all fixed.
> On Jun 21, 2017, at 1:45 PM, Paul Sandoz <paul.sandoz at oracle.com> wrote:
>> "This allows the bootstrap logic the ability to order the resolution of constants and catch linkage exceptions.”
>> And possibly still link a constant rather than re-throwing a linkage exception?
> No, there's no way to force the JVM to change a linkage decision once made.
A BSM called to resolve a constant can choose when pulling it’s static args to catch and swallow linkage exceptions, keep on trucking, and return a value. Should this be allowed?
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