bridge Methodsto the
Given a synthetic
bridge Method returns the
being bridged. A bridge method may be created by the compiler when extending a
parameterized type whose methods have parameterized arguments. During runtime
invocation the bridge
Method may be invoked and/or used via reflection.
When attempting to locate annotations on
Methods, it is wise to check
Methods as appropriate and find the bridged
See The Java Language Specification for more details on the use of bridge methods.
- Rob Harrop, Juergen Hoeller, Phillip Webb
findBridgedMethodFind the original method for the supplied
It is safe to call this method passing in a non-bridge
Methodinstance. In such a case, the supplied
Methodinstance is returned directly to the caller. Callers are not required to check for bridging before calling this method.
bridgeMethod- the method to introspect
- the original method (either the bridged method or the passed-in method if no more specific one could be found)
isVisibilityBridgeMethodPairCompare the signatures of the bridge method and the method which it bridges. If the parameter and return types are the same, it is a 'visibility' bridge method introduced in Java 6 to fix https://bugs.openjdk.org/browse/JDK-6342411. See also https://stas-blogspot.blogspot.com/2010/03/java-bridge-methods-explained.html
- whether signatures match as described