Withdrawn: 8228988: AnnotationParser throws NullPointerException on incompatible member type

Rafael Winterhalter winterhalter at openjdk.java.net
Mon Jan 11 15:16:58 UTC 2021

On Sun, 18 Oct 2020 22:21:37 GMT, Rafael Winterhalter <winterhalter at openjdk.org> wrote:

> If an annotation member type is changed in an incompatible manner, the `AnnotationParser` currently throws a `NullPointerException` if:
> - An enumeration-typed member is changed to be an annotation type or a `Class` type.
> - An annotation type is changed to be a non-annotation type.
> This patch creates `AnnotationTypeMismatchExceptionProxy` to give users a better error message and to delay the exception to the time where the annotation member is attempted to be accessed.

This pull request has been closed without being integrated.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/725

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