Updated JEP: nestmates

John Rose john.r.rose at oracle.com
Thu Apr 13 17:09:32 UTC 2017

On Apr 13, 2017, at 4:36 AM, David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com> wrote:

>> you can not modify nest definition attributes at runtime using java.lang.instrument.
> Yes.

I'm missing something here. Why must nestmate attributes be specifically hardened against instrumentation changes? Can't instrumentation, in general, change any aspect of a classfile?

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