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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8286825

Linker naming cleanup

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    • Type: Enhancement
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 19
    • Fix Version/s: 19
    • Component/s: core-libs
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      Description

      Port JDK-8275648 to mainline.

      Some names in the internal implementation of the linker could be improved.

      I suggest the following renaming changes.

        - ProgrammableInvoker -> DowncallLinker
        - ProgrammableUpcallHandler -> UpcallLinker
        - 'native invoker' -> 'downcall stub'
        - 'optimzed entry blob' -> 'upcall stub'
        - OptimizedEntryBlob -> UpcallStub
        - optimized_entry_frame -> upcall_stub_frame

      Then renaming of some hotspot files:

        - universalNativeInvoker* -> downcallLinker*
        - universalUpcallHandler* -> upcallLinker*
        - foreign_globals* -> foreignGlobals* (to match existing convention)

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              Assignee:
              jvernee Jorn Vernee
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              jvernee Jorn Vernee
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