State of Reflection.getCallerClass replacement in Java 8

Jörn Huxhorn jhuxhorn at
Fri Aug 30 14:01:54 UTC 2013

Has there been a decision about a replacement for Reflection.getCallerClass in Java 8?

The last info I know of is that it will be reactivated in j7u40 but will be gone in j8.

There has also been some discussion about doing a proper public API since all alternatives are way slower.

The latest mail I'm aware of is

What's the state of this discussion?


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