RFR: 8023524: Mechanism to dump generated lambda classes / log lambda code generation

Florian Weimer fweimer at redhat.com
Thu Sep 19 07:27:32 UTC 2013

On 09/19/2013 01:00 AM, Henry Jen wrote:

>> Class names can contain '\' and other characters which are problematic
>> on Windows.

> Thanks for reviewing, I suspect you are pointing out a potential issue
> to look at, not that the problem exists in current implementation.
> According to JLS 3.8, the classname(an identifier) can only have
> letters, digits, plus '_' and '$'.

You need to look at the JVM specification, there are only very few 
characters it excludes.  The restrictions come from javac, not the JVM. 
  For example, on Linux, "java '\'" will load a \.class file and run it 
(yes, I tried).

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team

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