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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/src/main/org/apache/tools/ant
Date Thu, 12 Oct 2000 07:04:32 GMT

I've always thought that VMs > 1.1 would make sure that java.* classes
wouldn't be loaded via a classloader other that the system
classloader. This is true for all JDKs I've tried on Linux (they
simply ignore your custom classloader).

Erik's report seems to indicate that some VMs will use the custom
classloader and then throw an exception instead of ignoring the

I've asked him to try the patch first and it fixed the problem.


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