Updated VM-bridges document

forax at univ-mlv.fr forax at univ-mlv.fr
Mon Apr 8 17:18:13 UTC 2019

> De: "Brian Goetz" <brian.goetz at oracle.com>
> À: "Remi Forax" <forax at univ-mlv.fr>
> Cc: "valhalla-spec-experts" <valhalla-spec-experts at openjdk.java.net>
> Envoyé: Lundi 8 Avril 2019 16:24:21
> Objet: Re: Updated VM-bridges document

>> The other thing is that Forwarding bridge should not use an adapter but a
>> bootstrap method.

> Can you explain exactly what you mean here? Because in my mind, the adapter _is_
> a bootstrap method — it is code to which the VM upcalls at preparation / link
> time to help establish linkage.

> Since you obviously have a more specific notion of “bootstrap method”, can you
> explain exactly what you mean?

it's a kind of bootstrap method but with not with the same ceremony as the one used by indy or condy, i.e. no lookup and no constant bootstrap arguments (and no name and no descriptor), 
i propose to the same protocol as with indy or condy. 


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