[Bug libgcj/17021] libgcj verifier resolves classes too eagerly
thebohemian at gmx dot net
Fri Oct 21 16:13:00 GMT 2005
------- Comment #12 from thebohemian at gmx dot net 2005-10-21 16:13 -------
Tromey suggested to not transform all Utf8Const object into a canonical form so
I fixed the invokevirtual problem in the first way.
I introduced a new method _Jv_equalUt8Const_classnames method which reliably
compares classnames of different formats and finds out whether they denote the
same Java class.
However before I could test the new code I found out that gcj failed to load a
certain "[java.lang.String". This was introduced by the new to_array code which
assumed that classnames where given in the "Lp1/p2/cn;" format. Unfortunately
this is not the case and I had to make that code aware of that fact.
I attach the final patch which fixes
a) the problems mentioned in this bug
b) the problems with array instantiations
c) the problem that return type checking always provoked class resolution
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