Please review fix for 7197269: NPG: FollowReferences has no ClassLoader -> Class link to follow

Coleen Phillmore coleen.phillimore at
Wed Sep 12 14:38:25 PDT 2012

Summary: restore java/lang/ClassLoader.addClass() call for compatibility 
with JVMTI

With Permgen elimination this classes vector is unnecessary for GC but 
having it maintains compatibility with JVMTI FollowReferences.

open webrev at
bug link at

Tested against daCapo.


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