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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [arch] How much of java.* and friends does Harmony need to write. Was: VM/Classlibrary interface
Date Sun, 05 Jun 2005 17:24:22 GMT

On Jun 5, 2005, at 2:06 PM, Tom Tromey wrote:

>>>>>> "Geir" == Geir Magnusson <geirm@apache.org> writes:
> Dan> I've
> Dan> never tried that, but Geir is right, I think it can be done if
> Dan> you try hard enough.
>>> In the second case, when there is a security manager, then, no, you
>>> cannot get around the access controls, even with reflection.
> Geir> Why would I have to "get around" the access controls?   I'm  
> the VM. I
> Geir> can do magic things, right?  (I should be able to...)
> I thought we were talking about malicious user code.

Ah - sorry.  I was tired and on a plane home from Brazil.  I though  
we were talking about how the code running in the context of the VM  
(as opposed to user code) could get ahold of the necessary classes  
(and protect them from malicious user code)


> Tom

Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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