JDK-8001077 : remove ciMethod::will_link
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Component: hotspot
  • Sub-Component: compiler
  • Priority: P5
  • Submit Date: 2012-10-17
  • Updated Date: 2013-06-26
  • Resolved Date: 2012-11-15
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Description
ciMethod::will_link actually returns is_loaded.  A comment in the method states:

  // The link checks have been front-loaded into the get_method
  // call.  This method (ciMethod::will_link()) will be removed
  // in the future.

This comment is there since the duke:0 changeset.  So I think the future is now.