cannot access class jdk.internal.ref.Cleaner (in module java.base) because module java.base does not export jdk.internal.ref to unnamed module
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Sun Aug 7 08:24:34 UTC 2016
On 07/08/2016 09:10, Peter Levart wrote:
> Hi, I've been planing to give a suggestion regarding internal Cleaner
> implementing Runnable interface. If this internal Cleaner in DBB ever
> gets replaced with public API in the form of
> java.lang.reflect.Cleanable implementation, then at that time, such
> workarrounds will break again and would have to be revised once more.
> So why wouldn't internal Cleaner rather implement
> java.lang.reflect.Cleanable instead of Runnable from day one of JDK 9
The hack involves access to a private/undocumented field so it can never
be guaranteed to work. But to your point, the internal Cleaner could
implement java.lang.ref.Cleaner.Cleanable. This seems like something for
core-libs-dev of course.
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