Re: State of Reflection.getCallerClass replacement in Java 8
jhuxhorn at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 30 17:56:58 UTC 2013
On 30. August 2013 at 16:56:31, Nick Williams (nicholas+openjdk at nicholaswilliams.net) wrote:
On Aug 30, 2013, at 9:12 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 30/08/2013 15:01, Jörn Huxhorn wrote:
>> 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 http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2013-July/019488.html
>> What's the state of this discussion?
> You are on the right list. Mandy Chung is planning to re-start the discussion with a proposal very soon.
And I have a patch that I will be proposing over the weekend.
Ah, nice. Thanks. :)
Just wanted to make sure that something is still going on. A j8 without a good solution would be a nightmare…
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