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From "Stephen Colebourne" <>
Subject Re: [lang] MethodUtils - assignableFrom
Date Thu, 21 Nov 2002 21:03:21 GMT
From: "robert burrell donkin" <>
> getMatchingAccessibleMethod is the next bit in next in line.
> this is what class.getMethod should be (but isn't at least - for pre 1.4
> JVMs). in other words, it should give the same result through reflection
> as the compiler would give. the reason why it's so long and complex is
> that it consists of a series of workarounds for various bugs in various
> JVM's.
> i'd like to see the getMethod method take advantage of these workarounds.
> any objections if i start to work in this direction?

No, carry on ;-)  All MethodUtils methods should perform sensibly using
workarounds if needed.


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