RFR 8202171: Some oopDesc functions compare this with NULL

Harold David Seigel harold.seigel at oracle.com
Mon Jul 16 19:24:39 UTC 2018


Please review this JDK-12 fix for bug JDK-8202171.  The fix changes a 
few functions in oop.cpp into static functions to avoid comparisons 
between 'this' and NULL.

Open Webrev: 

JBS Bug:  https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8202171

This fix was regression tested by running Mach5 tiers 1 and 2 tests and 
builds on Linux-X64, Windows, Solaris Sparc, and Mac OS X, running tiers 
3-5 tests on Linux-x64, and by running JCK-11 Lang and VM tests on 

Thanks, Harold

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