[lworld] setAccessible change and VarHandle test update

mandy chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Thu Mar 8 21:42:07 UTC 2018

On 3/8/18 12:27 PM, Paul Sandoz wrote:
> Looks good.


>> On Mar 6, 2018, at 3:40 PM, mandy chung <mandy.chung at oracle.com> wrote:
>>   Any other tests should be updated?
> There are other tests that tunnel through method handles, see VarHandleTestMethodHandleAccess*.

OK.  I will look at them next.

>> Value class is new and this is a good opportunity to enforce
>> final is final on value classes.  So setAccessible is not
>> supported on static final and instance fields on value types.
> Which also means the VM can treat these fields as final too. Is that being tracked somewhere?

Not sure.  I will talk with David and find out.


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