Request for review: 8004698: Implement Core Reflection for Type Annotations

Joel Borggrén-Franck joel.franck at
Tue Jan 22 08:40:29 UTC 2013


New webrev:

- More comments in the code, more javadoc comments, hopefully better flow 
for enhanced readability.

- I have also reduced permissions on some methods and made most of the 
classes immutable.


On 01/17/2013 05:23 PM, Joel Borggrén-Franck wrote:
> Hi,
> Here is a webrev for core reflection support for type annotations:
> This code is based on the tl/jdk repository, but in order to run the tests you need a javac with type annotations support and also a recent copy of the VM that includes this change set: (This also means this code can't be pushed until all supporting pieces are in place.)
> Type annotations are still a bit of a moving target so there will be follow up work on this. There is no caching of annotations in this version and I am not sure how we want to do the space/time trade of for type annotations.
> cheers
> /Joel

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