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From Martin Kalén <mka...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Class.forName() -- possible issues
Date Fri, 11 Mar 2005 10:32:53 GMT
Clute, Andrew wrote:
> Looking at the source for ClassHelper, I am seeing that we are using
> Class.forName() to load a new instance of a classes. This causes known
> issues, due to Sun's implementation of class caching, inside of JBoss.
> It is recommended to instead of doing 
> Class.forName()
> you do,
>  Thread.currentThread().getContextClassLoader().loadClass() 

Agreed. Same issues apply for eg Jakarta Tomcat with class- and resource 

> Is there any reason why we are using Class.forName?

I will have a look at it. Probably not I would say (in which case I will 
apply your suggested changes).


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