is ClassLoader.loadClass() supposed to work on module-info classes?

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Wed Dec 2 15:12:40 UTC 2015

On 02/12/2015 14:35, Stephane Epardaud wrote:
> On 02/12/15 14:56, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> The this_class should be <internal-name>/module-info but in any case,
> The funny thing is that this module-info.class was created by the Java
> 9+Jigsaw EA "stock" javac. How it got the ".Test" class mixed up in
> there is not clear to me. Perhaps as a result of me specifying it to
> "jar" with "--main-class"?
This jar option just adds the MainClass attribute, it doesn't change the 
this_class field.

I think to check but it may be that CFE message has the expected binary 
name specified to defineClass.


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