Question on JEP 119: javax.lang.model Implementation Backed by Core Reflection

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at
Tue May 27 16:35:49 UTC 2014

On 05/26/2014 02:57 AM, Shi Jun Zhang wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm interested in the implementation of JEP 119, however there is no 
> RFE in this JEP [1]. What I only find is a changeset for 8004133 [2] 
> in langtools repository and it only provides a sample Java file.
> My question is that is this the only change for this JEP 119? Is there 
> any new API provided as it is described in the JEP?
> [1]
> [2]


In JDK 8, the sample code you found is the extent of the 
javax.lang.model implementation backed by core reflection feature.



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