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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 28546] - Ant should offer hierarchical resource containment
Date Fri, 27 May 2005 16:04:51 GMT
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------- Additional Comments From curt@developerx.com  2005-05-27 18:04 -------
Matt, I haven't tried modifying Ant to implement the things you suggest.

If a security manager allows the use of Runtime.exec(), then there is a
mechanism to bypass it entirely.  If it doesn't allow the use of Runtime.exec(),
then it can't spawn new JVMs.  This may not be realistically solvable without
deferring to an implementation of the JSR-121 Isolate API.  Presumably JSR-121
implementations will handle security managers transitively, so that their
restrictions can't be trivially escaped.  Would there be any resistance to
adopting the JSR-121 API to launch JVMs?  This would only be done after the JSR
is final and implementations are available for all environments Ant supports.

http://jcp.org/aboutJava/communityprocess/pr/jsr121/index.html

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