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From "Eriksson, Michael" <>
Subject (Known) Problems with WebappClassLoader
Date Fri, 17 May 2002 15:12:40 GMT
Hi all,

I have come across two problems with the
o.a.c.loader.WebappClassLoader (TC 4.03) that are
currently major obstacles for me:

1) Sealed jars are not handled correctly. Cf.

Is there any chance of the fix being ported to 4.0x?
(I am not likely to be able to move to 4.1x for quite some
time. Under no circumstances before the official release.)

2) Class.getSigners () returns null instead of the
signers.  This is probably

I have verified that this is a problem with
WebappClassLoader by removing all overridden methods of
URLClassLoader and adding the jars from WEB-INF/lib with
super.addURL in a constructor. This crippled version loads
the signers correctly.

Any fix at all? (The bug-report from 2002-03-28 has had no
response so far.)


Michael Eriksson

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