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  2. JDK-8248433

Use C++11 forward declared enum to move CollectedHeap::named_heap

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    • Type: Enhancement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Not an Issue
    • Affects Version/s: 16
    • Fix Version/s: tbd
    • Component/s: hotspot
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      gc

      Description

      JDK-8247740 added CollectedHeap::named_heap, a protected helper function for accessing derived heap objects. Because it takes the CollectedHeap::Name of the intended collector, for error checking purposes, it had to be declared after the definition of the Name enum. This resulted in multiple public/protected transitions. C++11 permits forward declaration of enums, which would permit reordering.

      While we're at it, the Name enum should be a scoped enum.

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              kbarrett Kim Barrett
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