As part of the investigation of JDK-8181144, it has been noticed that Class.forName, with initialize=false, can return a class that has not been linked. This conflict between the spec and implementation needs to be investigated and resolved.
JDK-8222071Class.forName may return a reference to a loaded but not linked Class
JDK-8181144JDI - VirtualMachine.allClasses() does not return loaded but uninitialized class
JDK-8221503vmTestbase/nsk/jdb/eval/eval001/eval001.java fails with: com.sun.jdi.InvalidTypeException: Can't assign double to double