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From "Sebb (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (BCEL-262) FieldOrMethod.getClassName(ConstantPoolGen cpg) is deprecated
Date Wed, 09 Sep 2015 10:31:45 GMT

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Sebb commented on BCEL-262:
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There are no tests currently that invoke the conversion to java.lang.Object.

> FieldOrMethod.getClassName(ConstantPoolGen cpg) is deprecated
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: BCEL-262
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/BCEL-262
>             Project: Commons BCEL
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Sebb
>
> The method FieldOrMethod.getClassName(ConstantPoolGen cpg) is deprecated because it can
return java.lang.Object for arrays.
> Now the method is defined in the superclass for FieldInstructions and InvokeInstructions.
> In the case of InvokeInstructions, can these ever reference an Array?
> If not, then the method could be overridden in the InvokeInstruction class.
> This new method would throw an unchecked Exception if detects an Array.
> This would change the behaviour of the method for subclasses of InvokeInstruction, but
they would not need to be updated.



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