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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: class file reader
Date Mon, 16 May 2005 19:48:26 GMT
Discussion on the BCEL list the other day seemed to agree that ASM is
the way to go. BCEL has some few features it does not, but they're all
quite non-mainstream.

Hen

On 5/13/05, Rob Gonzalez <rob.gonzalez@gmail.com> wrote:
> The bytecode verifier is not a particularly difficult thing to
> implement, just an important one to get correct ;)
> 
> Regarding BCEL's bytecode verifier implementation: it is not 100%
> compatible with Sun's as it is more strict, but the code is nice and
> definitely worth using for any Java-based verifier implementation.
> 
> In any event, I don't think the verifier--which basically performs
> static type checking to save some run-time cost--will affect the
> architecture of the VM, which should be the main focus of the
> discussion for now.
> 
> -Rob
> 
> 
> On 5/13/05, Stephan Michels <stephan.michels@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 5/13/05, Davanum Srinivas <davanum@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > http://jakarta.apache.org/bcel/
> > > http://cglib.sourceforge.net/
> > > http://forge.objectweb.org/projects/asm
> > > http://serp.sourceforge.net/
> >
> > I don't know  the others, but BCEL also include a bytecode verifier,
> > which is not an easy task.
> >
> > Stephan.
> >
>

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