RFR [9] 8137058: Clear out all non-Critical APIs from sun.reflect and move to jdk.unsupported

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Wed Apr 13 16:10:15 UTC 2016

On 13/04/16 16:59, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 13/04/2016 16:43, Chris Hegarty wrote:
>> This review is for the second significant part of the changes for JEP
>> 260 [1]. When created, the jdk.unsupported module [2] initially
>> contained the sun.misc package. This issue is will move all the
>> non-Critical APIs out of sun.reflect, leaving only the critical ones, at
>> which point sun.reflect can be moved to the jdk.unsupported module.
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~chegar/8137058/
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8137058
> This looks good. A few comments:
> I assume the new sun.reflect.Reflection should have a private
> constructor to prevent it being instantiated.

D'oh! of course. Updated in-place.

> You've probably thought
> about this already but I assume the @Deprecated in
> Reflection.getCallerClass should reference the supported API.

If it is ok, I'd like to address that separately. I think there
is probably more we can do there, and it probably deserves its
own discussion.

> The changes to InetAddress don't seem unrelated but good.

They were sitting in my repo. Just some minor reformatting.


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