[Nestmates] RFR: 8187360) [Nestmates] Remove invokespecial changes

Maurizio Cimadamore maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com
Mon Sep 11 08:26:59 UTC 2017

Looks good


On 11/09/17 03:15, David Holmes wrote:
> On 8/09/2017 4:20 PM, David Holmes wrote:
>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dholmes/8187360/webrev/
> I was asked for a webrev showing diffs to jdk10/hs code to confirm 
> things were reverted correctly:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dholmes/8187360/webrev.jdk10/
> The changes to verifier.cpp are indentation only.
> Thanks,
> David
>> The initial proposal was extending the use of invokespecial to allow 
>> it to be used for private nestmate method invocations. To support 
>> that changes had to be made to the verifier. After JVMLS it was 
>> decided that we would use invokevirtual and invokeinterface (as 
>> appropriate) as the specification changes needed are much simpler. 
>> The switch to that approach was done under JDK-8187221 and 
>> JDK-8186763. Now we can remove the invokespecial changes that were 
>> initially put in place.
>> Thanks,
>> David

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