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From Gregory Shimansky <gshiman...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] [jvmti] Question about JVMTI calling Java code
Date Thu, 14 Sep 2006 21:38:20 GMT
On Thursday 14 September 2006 09:15 Alexey Varlamov wrote:
> > A more problematic data in my view may be something like
> > Thread.getContextClassLoader(). Since it is not directly needed for
> > threading model it isn't probably kept in any native structures. Getting
> > it may be done through direct access to the field of j/l/Thread. It is a
> > kernel class of course, but this will oblige a classlib implementation
> > for Harmony to have the same field name.
> I definitely miss smth here. The kernel class by definition is VM
> specific, the same as JVMTI implementation, what classlib
> implementation do you mean and what obligations?
> I believe we can get any of the attributes you listed via direct field
> access without imposing any dependencies (outside the VM).

Yes you are right here. This is a kernel class and VM can access its fields 
without publishing it in any interfaces.

Gregory Shimansky, Intel Middleware Products Division

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