RFR: 8004699 : Add type annotation storage to Constructor, Field and Method

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Dec 17 15:47:28 UTC 2012

On 17/12/2012 15:41, Joel Borggrén-Franck wrote:
> Here is the first in a series of changes to add type annotation support to reflection.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jfranck/8004699/webrev.00/
> While this adds overhead all instances of Field, Constructor, and Method we need this change in order to coordinate with the changes going in to HotSpot There is a plan to remove the additional overhead by consolidating all annotation fields, though this will have to wait a bit.
> cheers
> /Joel
I assume this should be typeAnnotations rather than type_annotations so 
that it's consistent with the existing fields. Have the Hotspot changes 
been pushed already?


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