Source file launcher - Handling of pre-compiled classes of the source file

Jonathan Gibbons jonathan.gibbons at
Sat Sep 15 17:04:12 UTC 2018


This issue is on our radar; there is no need for any additional action
on your part at this point.

-- Jon

On 9/14/18 7:50 PM, Jaikiran Pai wrote:
> Hello Peter,
> On 14/09/18 1:03 PM, Peter Levart wrote:
>> The check for main class is performed after compilation (which
>> actually produces the main class name).
>> I think it would be possible to check for all classes compiled from
>> the source file after compilation without to much complication. The
>> compilation produces classes and stores them into a Map<String,
>> byte[]>. The keySet() of that map is a Set of compiled class names.
>> Each of them could be tested via .getResource() invoked upon the
>> application class loader. The error could even point to the URL of the
>> conflicting class file that way...
> Thank you for moving this to the correct mailing list. Thanks for those
> details about how it's done and what can be done to improve this. Should
> I report this as an enhancement request at I don't have
> access to the OpenJDK JIRA for creating this request there.
> -Jaikiran

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