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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (HARMONY-5196) [classlib][luni][gut] EnumSet.elementType field doesn't exist
Date Mon, 26 Nov 2007 17:10:40 GMT
Vasily Zakharov (JIRA) wrote:
> [classlib][luni][gut] EnumSet.elementType field doesn't exist
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> 
>                  Key: HARMONY-5196
>                  URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-5196
>              Project: Harmony
>           Issue Type: Bug
>           Components: App-Oriented Bug Reports, Classlib
>             Reporter: Vasily Zakharov
> 
> 
> When running Geronimo Unit Tests v2.0.2, the following exception occurs:
> 
> java.lang.RuntimeException: Could not access java.util.EnumSet.elementType field
> 	at com.thoughtworks.xstream.core.util.Fields.find(Fields.java:18)
> 	at com.thoughtworks.xstream.converters.enums.EnumSetConverter.<init>(EnumSetConverter.java:31)
> 	at java.lang.reflect.VMReflection.newClassInstance(VMReflection.java)
> 

> Here's the simple code to reproduce:
> 
> public class Test { public static void main(String[] args) { try { 
> System.out.println("SUCCESS: " +
> java.util.EnumSet.class.getDeclaredField("elementType")); } catch
> (Exception e) { e.printStackTrace(System.out); } } }
> 
> Output on RI:
> 
> SUCCESS: final java.lang.Class java.util.EnumSet.elementType
> 
> Output on Harmony:
> 
> java.lang.NoSuchFieldException: elementType at
> java.lang.Class.getDeclaredField(Class.java:373) at
> Test.main(Test.java:4)
> 
> Clearly enough, the mentioned field is package private, it's not
> covered by the spec, and probably it contains the element type of the
> EnumSet.
> 
> Addressing such a field in an application is clearly a bug, and it
> should be reported to XStream developers
> (http://xstream.codehaus.org).
> 
> However, as this issue occurred, I think it worths to behave
> compatibly. Harmony implementation of EnumSet has elementClass field
> that seems to be the equivalent of RI's elementType field. So my
> suggestion is to rename elementClass to elementType and thus become
> more compatible and move GUT v2.0 enabling forward.

See

http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/XSTR-379

Regards,
Tim

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