Updated JEP: nestmates

Karen Kinnear karen.kinnear at oracle.com
Thu Apr 13 17:27:51 UTC 2017


No. Class and member access flags can NOT be changed by retransform/redefine classes.

thanks,
Karen

> On Apr 13, 2017, at 1:09 PM, John Rose <john.r.rose at oracle.com> wrote:
> 
> 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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