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From Rob Gonzalez <rob.gonza...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: class file reader
Date Sat, 14 May 2005 03:54:57 GMT
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.


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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