instanceof in CNI

Per Bothner per@bothner.com
Sat Mar 25 21:05:00 GMT 2000


Tom Tromey <tromey@cygnus.com> writes:

> Lately I've been thinking gcjh could generate a per-class inline
> function named something like "$class"; I got this idea because
> apparently javac generates an internal function named "class$" to
> implement the ".class" notation.

The compiler generates a static field the the actuall
Class object.  If we picked a good name for this,
we could have gcjg also emit it.

E.g.
class java::lang::String : public java::lang::Object
{
  java::lang::Class $class;
}

Then you'd just reference String::$class .
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