why not resolve field in constant pool?

Godmar Back gback at cs.utah.edu
Fri Oct 27 08:10:47 PDT 2000

> Hi,
> when kaffe resolves CONSTANT_Class in constant pool, it replaces it 
> with CONSTANT_ResolvedClass, and records the pointer to class struct 
> at constants.data[idx]. Why not treat field in the same way?

I don't think there's a particular reason.
I think you could do it, which means compiling PUT/GET FIELD/STATIC would 
go a tad faster, but he'd have to allocate memory for the field infos
(and worry about freeing it later.)

	- Godmar

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