JDK-7148242 : Regression: valid code rejected during generic type well-formedness check
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: tools
  • Sub-Component: javac
  • Affected Version: 7,8
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic,windows_7
  • CPU: unknown,x86
  • Submitted: 2012-02-23
  • Updated: 2012-04-02
  • Resolved: 2012-03-19
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7u6Fixed 8 b30Fixed
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This code does not compile:

class Pair<K, V> { }

class TypeTest {
   static abstract class A<K, V, I extends Pair<K, V>, I2 extends Pair<V, K>> {
      abstract A<V, K, I2, I> test();

SUGGESTED FIX A webrev of this fix is available at the following URL: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8/tl/langtools/rev/6aafebe9a394

EVALUATION This regression has been introduced by 6880344 - an additional type-variable substitution make the generic well-formedness test fail.