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From Craig McClanahan <craig...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [logging] tech.xml - child-first classloading not considered harmful
Date Sat, 30 Apr 2005 17:06:04 GMT
On 4/30/05, Simon Kitching <skitching@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi Craig,
> 
> According to the javadoc for the ClassLoader.defineClass method, it is
> simply not possible for any classloader other than the boostrap
> tclassloader to define a class in the java.* package:
>   http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/java/lang/ClassLoader.html

That is true for java.lang.ClassLoader itself -- that is *not*
necessarily true for a custom subclass of java.lang.ClassLoader that
doesn't use the superclass's defineClass() methods.

Craig

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