[8u$N] Request for phase approval for CR 8164908 ReflectionFactory support for IIOP and custom serialization
Roger.Riggs at Oracle.com
Thu Dec 8 16:25:58 UTC 2016
Please approve the backport of enhancements to
sun.reflect.ReflectionFactory to facilitate
the transition of custom serialization libraries to the strong
encapsulation in JDK 9.
Reviewed by: chegar and (offline) psandoz
The methods added to ReflectionFactory are used as replacements for the
use of setAccessible to access private methods specific to serialization.
The risk is minimal for JDK 8.
The new methods have been implemented in JDK 9 and are used by the
JDK 9 IIOP implementation.
Tests for the new APIs are included in JDK 9 and are included in the
To minimize risk to JDK 8, the IIOP implementation is not modified.
More information about the jdk8u-dev