Invoking default methods from a Proxy's InvocationHandler in JDK9

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Tue Jan 3 07:33:04 UTC 2017

On 03/01/2017 07:17, Remi Forax wrote:

> I do not think that the workaround to create a Lookup object by reflection works with 9 given that java.lang.invoke is not declared as an open package.
> John Rose has proposed to add a method to get a private Lookup object through sun.misc.Unsafe but as far as i know, this proposal goes nowhere.
I think we got a good place with MethodHandles.privateLookupIn. It's not 
going to allow you get a Lookup with private access to types in core 
modules such as java.base but it may be useful for some cases.


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