JDK-8000459 : assert(java_lang_String::is_instance(entry)) failure with various mlvm tests
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Following mlvm tests fail with assert(java_lang_String::is_instance(entry)):
The assertion failure is reproducible on x86 and ppc.
On 10/04/2012 02:44 PM, John Rose wrote:
> This is probably because the Unsafe object has been patched over a CONSTANT_String, using Unsafe.defineAnonymousClass.
> (The class loader should substitute CONSTANT_Object in such cases, if it doesn't now.)
> The assert needs to be detuned to allow this. The verifier already is; see 'is_pseudo_string_at'.
> ��� John