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From "Yang Paulex" <paulex.y...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] The Return of the Hidden Classloader, Part II
Date Wed, 07 Feb 2007 08:28:56 GMT
2007/2/7, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com>:
>
> This is an oldie but goodie..
>
> We never solved the problem of how to hide non java*. packages that
> are on the boot classpath from apps.  We talked about a few
> possibilities :
>
> 1) repackage them to a different package namespace
>
> 2) have a "hidden" classloader that only the system classloader can use.
>
> I like #2.  Has anyone looked into this or made any progress?  Do
> people think this is as important as I do?


+1, the hidden classloader so far seems a better way to go, but for long
term, I wish the JSR 277[1] or JSR 291[2] can be considered to address this
kind of issue in general.

[1] http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=277
[2] http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=291


geir
>
>


-- 
Paulex Yang
China Software Development laboratory
IBM

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