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8242300: SystemDictionary::resolve_super_or_fail() should look for th…
…e super class first

Reviewed-by: iklam, ccheung
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coleenp committed Feb 5, 2021
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@@ -939,7 +939,6 @@ Klass* SystemDictionary::find(Symbol* class_name,

// Look for a loaded instance or array klass by name. Do not do any loading.
// return NULL in case of error.
Klass* SystemDictionary::find_instance_or_array_klass(Symbol* class_name,
@@ -1230,6 +1229,19 @@ bool SystemDictionary::check_shared_class_super_type(InstanceKlass* klass, Insta
bool is_superclass, TRAPS) {
assert(super_type->is_shared(), "must be");

// Quick check if the super type has been already loaded.
// + Don't do it for unregistered classes -- they can be unloaded so
// super_type->class_loader_data() could be stale.
// + Don't check if loader data is NULL, ie. the super_type isn't fully loaded.
if (!super_type->is_shared_unregistered_class() && super_type->class_loader_data() != NULL) {
// Check if the super class is loaded by the current class_loader
Symbol* name = super_type->name();
Klass* check = find(name, class_loader, protection_domain, CHECK_0);
if (check == super_type) {
return true;

Klass *found = resolve_super_or_fail(klass->name(), super_type->name(),
class_loader, protection_domain, is_superclass, CHECK_0);
if (found == super_type) {

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