[8u$N] Request for phase approval for CR 8164908 ReflectionFactory support for IIOP and custom serialization
rob.mckenna at oracle.com
Thu Dec 8 18:08:09 UTC 2016
On 08/12/16 11:25, Roger Riggs wrote:
> 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.
> Review thread:
> 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.
> Thanks, Roger
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