JDK-8037348 : RuntimeInvisibleAnnotations should not be generated for type annotation on anonymous innerclass creation
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: tools
  • Sub-Component: javac
  • Affected Version: 8
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Submitted: 2014-03-14
  • Updated: 2014-07-17
  • Resolved: 2014-06-06
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Consider this source code:
import java.lang.annotation.*;
public class AnnotCopiedToAnonymous {
     private Object o = new @Annot Object() { };
@Target({ElementType.TYPE, ElementType.TYPE_USE})
@interface Annot { }

The generated anonymous innerclass (AnnotCopiedToAnonymous$1) has the Annot annotation as a declaration annotation in its RuntimeInvisibleAnnotations in addition to having it in its RuntimeInvisibleTypeAnnotations with a supertype target.

The annotation should not be listed in the RuntimeInvisibleAnnotations attribute, see: