RFR(S): 8160564: TEST: Add a test to check the implementation of VersionProps.versionNumbers()

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Jul 7 14:26:06 UTC 2016

On 07/07/2016 14:59, Volker Simonis wrote:

> :
> - I was a little bit surprised that I could reflectively access and
> execute java.lang.VersionProps.parseVersionNumbers() where both the
> class and the method are package private. Maybe this is related to
> Jigsaw issue #ReflectiveAccessToNonExportedTypes [3]? As I'm not a
> Jigsaw expert, I'd be graceful to anybody explaining me why this is
> still so easily possible with Jigsaw?
java.lang is an exported package and I assume you are using 
setAccessible(true) too.


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