RFR 8233272 : The Class.forName specification should be updated to match the long-standing implementation with respect to class linking

Brent Christian brent.christian at oracle.com
Fri Nov 15 00:33:51 UTC 2019

On 11/14/19 4:12 PM, David Holmes wrote:
> On 15/11/2019 9:58 am, Brent Christian wrote:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~bchristi/8233272/webrev-03/
> Test is fine. Just one note/clarification:
>   63         // Loading (but not linking) Container will succeed.
> Container was already loaded as part of the failing forName call, so 
> this second forName will just return it.

Hmm.  I could use a different classloader instance for the second 
Class.forName() call.

(The test does fail as expected using a build with 8212117 but without 


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