Valhalla EG minutes October 25, 2017

David Holmes david.holmes at
Thu Nov 2 01:10:52 UTC 2017


On 2/11/2017 1:01 AM, Karen Kinnear wrote:
> IV Nestmates:
> summary of spec issues:
> 1. Reflection APIs - being discussed in an email with David Holmes
> 2. additional exception information - David Holmes proposed adding a cause to IllegalAccessError,
>      e.g. as a way to report class not found or verifier error or ...
>      Dan H ok with that approach

This was superceded by Dan S.' JVMS changes to access checking. 
Resolution errors are simply rethrown (though I do wrap NCDFE in a new 
NCDFE so that I can tell the user it came from nest-host resolution). 
Nest membership validation failures result in IllegalAccessErrors (and I 
add a suitable message explaining why).


> 3. transitive overriding - Karen sent an email
> Dan H will check out - then we can re-review the JVMS overriding description with Dan S
> V. MVT binary timing?
> 1-2 weeks
> We are racing stability bug fixing and binary release process
> Remi: The build takes 40 minutes, Running a test takes 4-5 seconds - so looking forward to pre-built binary
> Good luck to Bjorn in his new job - we will miss working with you .
> Tobi Ajila will be attending these meetings
> thanks,
> Karen

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