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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Any reason not to commit HARMONY-5934 - HARMONY-5938?
Date Mon, 17 Nov 2008 15:53:56 GMT
Sian January wrote:
> Andrew Cornwall has contributed a set of patches that wrap calls to
> loadLibrary in an AccessController.doPrivileged(){} block.  It seems
> fine to me, but the JIRAs have been around for a while so I was just
> wondering if there's any reason not to commit the patches that I'm
> missing?

I looked at them a while ago...  Andrew makes the case that the modules
may not be running on the bootclasspath, which is why the doPrivileged()
block is required.

I'm note sure that this is a usecase that we want to maintain is it?
How far would we take it?!

Regards,
Tim


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