[Ask for sponsoring] Fix another NPE in jdk.compiler/com.sun.tools.javac.jvm.Code.emitop0(Code.java:571)

Jonathan Gibbons jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Wed Dec 23 19:39:17 UTC 2020

Bernard, Jia,

You need an expert in this part of the code to do the review, and the likely
experts are on vacation through the end of the year and may not be able
to respond before the first week of next year.

As a matter of policy, if folk (you+reviewers) think this should go in 16,
you need to file the PR against the jdk16 repo. From there, it will 
and automatically be forward-ported to the main jdk rep.

Note there will only be a limited window in the new year to fix bugs in 16.
See the schedule for JDK 16 here:

-- Jon

On 12/23/20 7:32 AM, B. Blaser wrote:
> Hi Jia,
> On Wed, 23 Dec 2020 at 05:49, JiaYanwei <jiaywe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Great! I think it's the best solution and can also be directly backported to 16, 11 & 8.
>> Should I close (i.e. stop/cancel) the Github PR, or may I commit this code with you(B. Blaser) as the author - just like what Jan Lahoda did in Github PR 1221?
> Thanks for your feedback, I filed
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8258897 and assigned it to
> Jan (I hope he won't mind). So, I'll let him or maybe Jon advise on
> what to do with the pull request.
> Regards,
> Bernard

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