RFR JDK-8181425: Reflection API defend against issues with internal VM derived value type

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Wed Jun 21 02:26:28 UTC 2017

> On Jun 20, 2017, at 4:19 PM, Maurizio Cimadamore <maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com> wrote:
> The new version looks good - I wonder if we should add a dual method called isValueCapable(Class<?>) and use that for the assertion check? The method would look at the class, retrieve the @VCC annotation and return true if one such annotation exists.
> As things stand, it is possible to pass classes to the loadValueClassType that are not VCC but which fail to trigger the assertion check.
> Probably a nitpick - but since we're tweaking in this area…

I added the isValueCapable method and made further clean up that I think
MinimalValueTypes_1_0 class is clearer.



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