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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8185992 Development of Dynamic constants in the JVM
  3. JDK-8187742

Minimal set of bootstrap methods for dynamic constants

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    • Type: Sub-task
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P2
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 11
    • Component/s: core-libs
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      Description

      Add a minimal set of bootstrap methods:

       - nullConstant: -- return a null for any reference type
       - enumConstant -- return an enum constant
       - getstatic -- fetch a static final field
       - invoke -- invoke a method handle with constant arguments
       - primitiveClass -- fetch the Class mirror for a primitive type
       - fieldVarHandle -- fetch a VarHandle for an instance field
       - staticFieldVarHandle -- fetch a VarHandle for a static field
       - arrayVarHandle -- fetch a VarHandle for an array

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              Assignee:
              psandoz Paul Sandoz
              Reporter:
              psandoz Paul Sandoz
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