JDK-6819246 : improve support for decoding instructions in classfile library
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: tools
  • Sub-Component: javap
  • Affected Version: 7
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2009-03-18
  • Updated: 2012-01-13
  • Resolved: 2012-01-13
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JDK 7
7 b55Fixed
Description
In the recent rewrite of javap, the code to decode and print instructions was inherited largely unchanged from the older version of javap. It should be rewritten to facilitate other uses of the classfile library.

Comments
EVALUATION Useful refactoring to clean up legacy code.
2009-03-30