Review request JDK-8004729: Parameter Reflection API

Eric McCorkle eric.mccorkle at
Wed Jan 9 21:55:39 UTC 2013


Please review the core reflection API implementation of parameter
reflection.  This is the final component of method parameter reflection.
 This was posted for review before, then delayed until the check-in for
JDK-8004728 (hotspot support for parameter reflection), which occurred

Note: The check-in of JDK-8004728 was into hsx/hotspot-rt, *not*
jdk8/tl; therefore, it may be a while before the changeset makes its way
into jdk8/tl.

Also note: since the check-in of JDK-8004727 (javac support for
parameter reflection), there has been a failure in the tests for
Pack200.  This is being addressed in a fix contributed by Kumar, which I
believe has also been posted for review.

The open webrev is here:

The feature request is here:

The latest version of the spec can be found here:


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