Reviewer and committer request for 7198496

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at
Thu Oct 4 07:44:51 UTC 2012

On Oct 3, 2012, at 6:29 PM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at> wrote:

> On 03/10/2012 12:03, Paul Sandoz wrote:
>> Hi,
>> See here:
>> Thanks,
>> Paul.
> I searched through the JDK sources and I don't see anywhere obvious that uses null.

Same here. I also kicked off JPRT run and there were no failures.


> In JDI there are two cases where the loader is specified to be the defining loader of the service type and those cases would end up using null if used with exploded classes on the file system (dev environment without images so no tools.jar where JDI normally lives). So I'm inclined to thing this is mostly harmless.
> -Alan

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