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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8231924

Field::getGenericType triggers loading and linking that may fail with LinkageError

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P2
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: 14
    • Fix Version/s: 14
    • Component/s: core-libs
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      The changes in JDK 14 via JDK-8212117 to align Class.forName with its specification may need follow on work in the core reflection code that obtains the Type of a field with parameterized type.

      The sighting on core-libs-dev is here:
        https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2019-October/062747.html

      In the example, Service can be loaded but not linked. It may be that makeNamedType needs to catch NoClassDefFoundError so that TypeNotPresentException can be thrown.

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              • Assignee:
                bchristi Brent Christian
                Reporter:
                alanb Alan Bateman
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