RFR - 8065552: setAccessible(true) on fields of Class may throw a SecurityException

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Dec 2 10:18:07 UTC 2014

On 01/12/2014 21:09, Seán Coffey wrote:
> On 01/12/2014 18:54, Daniel Fuchs wrote:
>>> on the test side would it be worth testing all public classes available
>>> (e.g in rt.jar ?) to ensure that
>>> Field.setAccessible works as expected and that we don't hit this issue
>>> again ? It might be some
>>> what of a heavy test for jtreg inclusion though.
>> It could be worth a try. But let's wait until JEP 220 is in.
> I'm not sure why JEP 220 would be a factor for now.
I assume this is only because the test would need changes to use the 
"jrt" file system to locate all class files (and infer the type names).


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