RFR 8233272 : The Class.forName specification should be updated to match the long-standing implementation with respect to class linking
brent.christian at oracle.com
Thu Nov 14 23:58:11 UTC 2019
On 11/14/19 8:22 AM, Mandy Chung wrote:
> On 11/13/19 10:37 AM, Brent Christian wrote:
> The spec change looks fine.
> As for the test, I expect that it simply calls Class.forName("Provider",
> false, ucl) and then should succeed.
> Then calling Class.forName("Provider", true, ucl) should fail with an
> error (I think it's EIIE with NCDFE?). This way it verifies that
> initialization/linking does cause NCDFE during verification while
> Class.forName does not do linking if initialize=false.
Yes, that works well, thanks for the idea (plus I can do it with one
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