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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r439322 - in /tomcat/container/tc5.5.x/catalina/src/share/org/apache/catalina: core/ startup/
Date Wed, 06 Sep 2006 13:06:29 GMT
Mark Thomas wrote:
> Remy Maucherat wrote:
>> It's possible it would not cause any regression, I don't know for sure
>> (it's a bit the issue).
>> The original claim was to fix 39704, which cannot be fixed (the bug is
>> really invalid, for the reasons I stated inside the bug, since when
>> creating the loader the privileged flag value will always be "false";
>> other similar bugs may be valid, but this one is not), so I tried to
>> find something a bit safer for the 5.5 branch. I cleaned up the creation
>> of the Loader in TC 6, so that it's no longer mandatory to pass the
>> parent CL when creating the object (and it should fix this mess without
>> all the creative hacks).
> How about porting the changes from TC6 but adding an option to the
> Loader that defaults to the existing behaviour but can be set to use
> the TC6 behaviour? This way we have:
> - no regression risk
> - no API change
> - cleaner code
> Assuming there are no objections, I'll do this later this week.

That could work.


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