[armedbear-devel] SETF for JFEILDS

Alessio Stalla alessiostalla at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 16:34:31 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 2:42 PM, Alan Ruttenberg
<alanruttenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 3:06 AM, Alessio Stalla <alessiostalla at gmail.com> wrote:
>> getDeclaredFields/Methods do not handle inherited members, so to do it
>> correctly you need to recur over superclasses and interfaces. So it
>> could go like this: if "try-harder" or some similar flag is false,
>> look only for getFields/Methods - you'll get all the accessible
>> members of that class, declared or inherited, but not private members.
>> If the flag is true, use getDeclaredXXX on the full type hierarchy of
>> your class. I have (Java) code written for this type of recursion
>> available.
> Nice. Please send :)

It occurred to me that I had already used this code inside abcl, for
the inspection of Java objects. It is in JavaObject.java - look for
mapcarClassHierarchy and doClassHierarchy. It's not exposed as Lisp
functions and may need to be polished if used somewhere else, but it's
a start.


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