Review Request: JDK-8179950: Custom system class loader using Enum.valueOf in its initialization triggers java.lang.InternalError

Lance Andersen lance.andersen at
Tue May 9 17:05:23 UTC 2017

looks fine Mandy...
> On May 9, 2017, at 12:58 PM, Mandy Chung <mandy.chung at> wrote:
> Webrev:
> This is a regression caused by JDK-8020801 that the initialization of a custom system class loader hits a code path that checks if a class is loaded by the platform class loader.  Such code path should not call ClassLoader::getSystemClassLoader since the system class loader is being initialized.
> The fix is simple and uses jdk.internal.loader.ClassLoaders.platformClassLoader() instead.
> Mandy

 <> <>
 <>Lance Andersen| Principal Member of Technical Staff | +1.781.442.2037
Oracle Java Engineering 
1 Network Drive 
Burlington, MA 01803
Lance.Andersen at <mailto:Lance.Andersen at>

More information about the core-libs-dev mailing list