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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: class file reader
Date Mon, 16 May 2005 15:09:38 GMT

On May 13, 2005, at 11:54 PM, Rob Gonzalez 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.

Right - and we want to make this...

... wait for it ....

.... pluggable!

Is anyone familiar enough to suggest the interfaces for such a  
module? :)

geir

>
> -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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Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geirm@apache.org



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