Spec update for Class#getDeclaredMethods()
forax at univ-mlv.fr
Thu Jul 16 12:47:14 UTC 2009
Florian Weimer a écrit :
> I suggest to replace:
> | The elements [methods] in the array returned are not sorted and are
> | not in any particular order.
> | If the class is a compiled Java class, the elements in the array are
> | sorted according to the order of declaration in the source code.
> | Otherwise, the elements are not in any particular order.
> There is a growing amount of code which relies on predictable method
> order, so backwards compatibility concerns implicitly dictate the
> ordering. The proposed change makes this explicit.
> The other reflection methods should be updated in a similar fashion
This sentences was conscientiously added between 1.1 and 1.2
and I know a small VM that returns the method using the vtable ordering
Your suggestion implies that potentially all VM implementors should
change some parts of their VM
Doesn't seem realistic, isn't it.
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