GIJ _Jv_InterpMethod::run question

Tom Tromey
Wed Jul 12 15:24:00 GMT 2006

Kyle> SomeClass a = new SomeClass();
Kyle>  a.someMethod();

Kyle> I am looking for the instance a, not the class SomeClass.

There's no reliable way to get that at the moment.

You could introduce a new variable which copies locals[0] after
locals have been initialized (look for the memcpy) and if the method
is not static.

Simply using locals[0] won't work because the user bytecode is free to
overwrite that slot.  (Code generated by existing java compilers won't
do this... but the bytecode could be hand-written.)

What is for?


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