RFR: 8274299: Make Method/Constructor/Field accessors @Stable [v2]

Peter Levart plevart at openjdk.java.net
Tue Sep 28 08:26:29 UTC 2021

On Mon, 27 Sep 2021 19:59:00 GMT, Mandy Chung <mchung at openjdk.org> wrote:

> A stray thought is why not most fields in `Field`/`Method`/`Constructor` are `final`, as my IDE suggests. I can't find any hotspot code that injects values to these fields. Experimentally changing most fields in `Field` to final seem to pass at least all the java/lang/reflect tests. Since this is a trusted package `@Stable` should then be pointless.

I made them final in newly added patch now. So we can either merge this or previous commit if desired.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/5694

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