JDK-8164819 : Make javac's toString() on annotation objects consistent with core reflection
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: tools
  • Sub-Component: javac
  • Affected Version: 9
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Submitted: 2016-08-25
  • Updated: 2019-07-12
  • Resolved: 2019-06-13
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JDK 14
14 b02Fixed
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Description
Various improvements were made to the toString output of annotation objects in core reflection (JDK-8162817, JDK-5040830).

For consistency, the toString() output for annotation objects inside of javac should be made consistent with the core reflection changes.
Comments
Review threads: https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/compiler-dev/2019-June/013427.html https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2019-June/060592.html
03-06-2019