<Beans Dev> [9] Review Request: 8079084 Behavior of BeanProperty.enumerationValues() contradicts spec

Alexander Scherbatiy alexandr.scherbatiy at oracle.com
Wed May 27 12:07:18 UTC 2015

On 5/25/2015 6:56 PM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
> Hello.
> Please review the fix for jdk9.
> This is similar to the issue described here:
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/beans-dev/2015-May/000138.html
> The problem is that PropertyDescriptor.getValue() for 
> "enumerationValues" return null, when default enumerationValues is 
> assumed or an empty array was provided by the user.
> There are a different ways to fix the issue but I select this, because 
> of assumption that @BeanProperty(enumerationValues = {}) should not 
> return null, and we have no way to detect: it was set by the user or 
> by default.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8079084
> Webrev can be found at: 
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~serb/8079084/webrev.00
128                 if (0 <= values.length) {

It looks like the condition is always true and the 'if' statement can be 


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