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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8140802

Clean up and refactor of class loading code for CDS

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    • Type: Enhancement
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 9
    • Fix Version/s: 9
    • Component/s: hotspot
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      Description

      The following clean-up and refactor of the class loading code is necessary to support CDS in JDK9

      [1] Remove code that has been made obsolete by the module changes (such as supporting code used for meta-index file)
      [2] Add new whitebox API to be used by CDS-related tests.
      [3] Refactor the parsing of classlist files for future enhancements.
      [4] Add new APIs in the class loading code to support Oracle CDS enhancements.

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            iklam Ioi Lam
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            iklam Ioi Lam
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