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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@ungoverned.org>
Subject Re: Question about class loading and SCR (see FELIX-624)
Date Mon, 07 Jul 2008 14:12:59 GMT
Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> Stuart McCulloch wrote:
>> imho SCR should be using the classloader of the class that declared the
>> bind/unbind method, ie:
>>    method.getDeclaringClass().getClassLoader()
>> when loading parameter classes - always using B's classloader doesn't 
>> sound
>> right to me
> Yes, I agree - now, the current implementation uses the classname of 
> the service (string) to load the parameter class and then this class 
> to find the corresponding method.
> We could change this to iterate over all available methods and pick 
> the one with the correct parameter (by string comparision) or - and 
> this seems easier to me - use directly the class of the service. The 
> bind/unbind methods are searched with a valid ServiceReference. This 
> reference can be used directly to get the service itself and the 
> service class.

It probably makes sense to change this in some fashion. We have the same 
issue inside the framework when we are trying to figure out how if a 
class is visible to a given bundle (in Util.loadClassUsingClass()). So, 
it makes sense that SCR might have to do something similar.

-> richard

> Thanks
> Carsten

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