RFR 8059631: Use of '#' to represent MethodHandle kind is confusing

John Rose john.r.rose at oracle.com
Fri Jun 17 23:33:47 UTC 2016

On Jun 17, 2016, at 3:53 PM, Jonathan Gibbons <jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com> wrote:
> I'll do a build and test run;  I think it should go if it is unused.
> I wasn't sure at first, since most of the names appear in the 3rd column of JVMS 8, Table
> but the oddball is REF_newInvokeSpecial(8, "newinvokespecial") which isn't a JVMS name.

That's because it corresponds to two instructions, new + invokespecial.
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