RFR  8137058: Clear out all non-Critical APIs from sun.reflect and move to jdk.unsupported
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 . When created, the jdk.unsupported module  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.
> 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
> The changes to InetAddress don't seem unrelated but good.
They were sitting in my repo. Just some minor reformatting.
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