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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-5047859

(reflect) Class.getField can't find String[].length

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    • Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • P4
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 1.2.1, 5.0
    • 8
    • core-libs
    • b108
    • generic
    • generic, solaris_8
    • Verified

    Description

      According to JLS 10.7, every array type has a public field named "length".
      Yet Class.getField() doesn't ever return that field, as it is required to
      do so by its specification.

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              jfranck Joel Borggrén-Franck (Inactive)
              gafter Neal Gafter
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