Proposal: Allow illegal reflective access by default in JDK 9

Reto Merz reto.merz at
Sun May 21 20:46:09 UTC 2017

On 05/19/2017 11:48 AM, Volker Simonis wrote: 
> Hi Mark,
> thanks for this proposal. I think it is pragmatic and well balanced.
> While I personally agree with the advocates of a clean solution I also
> understand the the needs of big (and slow) companies (including the
> one I'm working for:) After all, the new default isn't that bad in my
> opinion because it only affects applications/libraries on the class
> path which is legacy anyway. If you convert your application/libraries
> to modules it will still benefit from the full JPMS features and
> restrictions. So altogether I think it is a good compromise. 

I agree with Volker.


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