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  2. JDK-8041796

Register classes should not use their encodings as this pointers

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    • Type: Enhancement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Withdrawn
    • Affects Version/s: 9
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: hotspot
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      Description

      As this seems to cause problems in newer C++ compilers:

      http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/hotspot-dev/2014-April/013588.html

      we should remove the usage of this pointer trick and add an encoding field to the class instead.

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              • Assignee:
                twisti Christian Thalinger
                Reporter:
                twisti Christian Thalinger
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