ArrayStoreException in Class#getAnnotations

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Mon Nov 25 22:01:45 UTC 2013

On 24/11/2013 17:07, Philippe Marschall wrote:
> Hi
> The following issue was been bothering me for a while:
> When you have an annotation with a value that is an array of classes 
> [1] and one of those classes can't be loaded with the class loader of 
> defining class of the element the annotation is defined on you get a 
> ArrayStoreException (stack trace below). 
See JDK-7183985 [1].

> :
> I would like to take a moment to lament the fact that you no longer 
> offer fastdebug builds and no longer include sources for non-API 
> classes. Things like this were much easier to debug in the good old 
> JDK 6 days. This is double annoying when your marketing honchos are 
> always touting increased developer productivity.
I'm curious what you mean by "no longer include source for non-API 
classes". If you mean then I thought it only ever contained the 
classes for the API classes.



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