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From Mladen Turk <mt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Using reflection to call tcnative methods
Date Sat, 09 Jul 2011 03:44:27 GMT
On 07/09/2011 04:14 AM, Christopher Schultz wrote:
> All,
>
> I've been working in AprLifecycleListener to add FIPS support. I need to
> make an additional native method call in initializeSSL and I'm wondering
> why all of the native methods are called using reflection instead of
> direct method calls.
>

Think that originates from the initial code when the java part of
native was not part of tomcat code.
We needed a way to make (at that time a separate .jar) tomcat uses
it without run time dependency.

>
> If there's no good reason, then all the reflective-call clutter should
> be removed.
>

+1.
There is absolutely no reason to use the reflection any more.



Regards
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