Suggestion: allow accessible reflection on protected methods of exported types.

Andrew Dinn adinn at
Wed Jan 11 10:08:06 UTC 2017

On 10/01/17 17:54, Alan Bateman wrote:
> Could you use MethodsHandles.privateLookupIn here instead?

Ah, that's very interesting! -- I have been on holiday since the start
of December so I missed seeing this get pushed into JDK9. Thanks for
pointing it out.

I believe this API will do all that I need. I'll try it out asap.


Andrew Dinn
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