Classparser API

Simone Bordet simone.bordet at
Tue Sep 22 18:01:58 UTC 2020


On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 7:57 PM Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at> wrote:
> We get it, and we'd like this too.  (The JDK depends on various
> classfile libraries of different stripes too, and we have our share of
> this sort of pain which we'd be happy to shed.)
> There are a lot of non-obvious constraints and connections, though, and
> many obvious-but-wrong ideas in this space, though, so this would have
> to be done very carefully.  I hope we'll be able to turn our attention
> to this soon enough.

Just for the record, a while back we proposed this, but did not get traction:

The above proposal is in the enterprise space, but would be great if a
Classparser API could make it into OpenJDK, since then it would then
be trivial to implement something enterprise specific.


Simone Bordet
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to deliver bug-free software with optimal performance and reliability,
the implementation technique must be flawless.   Victoria Livschitz

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