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From "Andrew Cornwall" <andrew.pack...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Any reason not to commit HARMONY-5934 - HARMONY-5938?
Date Tue, 18 Nov 2008 00:49:15 GMT
I'll make the point that this allows Harmony code to be used in ways that
its makers didn't intend - which could be considered a good thing. But I
won't push too hard if you want to reject the changes, either :-)


On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 8:53 AM, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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