AspectJ 1.6.9.M2

AjType Reflection System Becomes Optional

Jessica Thornsby

New milestone of aspect-orientated Java extension builds on overweaving support.

A second milestone of AspectJ version 1.6.9 is now available.

AspectJ is an aspect-orientated extension to the Java
programming language. It aims to enable the modularisation of
crosscutting concerns, including error checking and handling, and
provides debugging support.

In 1.6.9.M2 support for the AjType reflection system is now
optional, as it was found that the reflection supporting metadata
that enables the AjTypeSystem can break other tools that use
regular reflection on the classes.

This version also builds on 1.6.9.M1’s preliminary support for
overweaving, which facilitates weaving a class multiple times. The
support for aspect scoping in aop.xml has also been enhanced.
Please see the README for more information.

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