RFR 7199353: Allow ConstructorProperties annotation from any package

Daniel Fuchs daniel.fuchs at oracle.com
Thu Oct 8 12:21:33 UTC 2015

Hi Jaroslav,

I'll look at the code in more details, but doesn't your
webrev miss some modifications to modules.xml?

oh - I see you have module-info.java - are you planning to
push that in jake repo first then?

best regards,

-- daniel

On 08/10/15 13:49, Jaroslav Bachorik wrote:
> Please, review the following change
> Issue : https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-7199353
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jbachorik/7199353/webrev.00/top
>          http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jbachorik/7199353/webrev.00/jdk
> Issue description:
> "MXBean currently supports model-specific types annotated with
> java.beans.ConstructorProperties that is tightly coupled with
> the client API. A MXBean developer will likely want to avoid
> using java.beans.ConstructorProperties if it ends up in the
> desktop module that their code doesn't want to pull in. In
> that case, the code has to write to achieve the same effort
> by defining the from(CompositeData) method."
> This patch adds a new annotation
> @javax.management.annotation.ConstructorProperties which can be used in
> stead of @java.beans.ConstructorProperties. This will allow the
> developers to use this convenience feature without introducing a bit
> strange dependency on java.desktop.
> For the backward compatibility purposes
> @java.beans.ConstructorProperties annotation will still be recognized by
> the JMX system but
> a) A warning will be logged about using a deprecated way to specify
> @ConstructorProperties
> b) If there is also @javax.management.annotation.ConstructorProperties
> annotation present on the same constructor then only this annotation
> will be considered.
> All the tests exercising the JMX related @ConstructorProperties
> functionality have been updated to use
> @javax.management.annotation.ConstructorProperties.
> Since this change is affecting public APIs the relevant CCC request has
> been filed and is in processing now.
> Thanks,
> -JB-

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