RFR: 8182997: [MVT] ValueTypeArray.java fails with "assert(false) failed: unexpected TypeAryPtr::_klass"

Roland Westrelin rwestrel at redhat.com
Thu Jul 6 08:59:38 UTC 2017

> Could you elaborate on why it's not always possible to determine if
> the unloaded class is a value type klass? Shouldn't we be able to
> determine this from the name?

AFAICT, for instance, if the byte code is anewarray, the symbol that's
referenced doesn't include Q and so if it's unloaded we can't tell if
it's an instance or a value class.


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