review request (L): 7012650: implement JSR 292 EG adjustments through January 2010

John Rose john.r.rose at
Fri Jan 21 22:07:00 PST 2011

Updated webrev, after comments from Christian and Yuri.  (Thanks, guys.)

Here's what is currently in the pipeline for JSR 292:

7013417: JSR 292 needs to support variadic method handle calls
Summary: Implement MH.asVarargsCollector, etc., and remove withTypeHandler.

7012650: implement JSR 292 EG adjustments through January 2010
Summary: misc. EG changes and polishes (excluding 7013417)

7013730: JSR 292 reflective operations should report errors with standard exception types
Summary: remove NoAccessException, replace it by ReflectiveOperationException subtypes

7012648: move JSR 292 to package java.lang.invoke and adjust names
Summary: package and class renaming only; delete unused methods and classes; add @since tags; no code changes

-- John

On Jan 20, 2011, at 11:59 AM, John Rose wrote:

> These are the rest of the EG-requested changes for JSR 292:
> After these changes, plus some renames, we will be ready for formal Public Review.
> (The two deprecated methods were going to be removed, but we ran into some minor technical problems, which we are working on.)
> -- John

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