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ASM and invokedynamic

Posted by forax on October 21, 2008 at 7:22 AM PDT

I slowly (really slowly) progress in order to
complete the implementation of the JSR292 backport,
not because it's difficult but because I have
not much time devoted to that task.

Recently (ok, ten days ago), John Rose sent
a patch
to mlvm that allow javac (not the real one :)
to encode an invokedynamic call
using an used/free opcode (186).

In order to support this new bytecode instruction
in the backport, I have patched ASM
and because I know that lot of dynamic languages
use ASM in their backend,
that patch is available in a branch
named invokedynamic of the SVN repository of ASM.



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Thanks, Remi!