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From Christopher Schultz <>
Subject Re: More Caching for WebappClassLoader?
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2012 19:04:58 GMT

On 1/10/12 9:16 PM, Konstantin Kolinko wrote:
> I think that instead of caching the class instance itself it would be
> safe to cache the fact that the class was loaded from the parent
> classloader. It separates responsibilities and solves the issue with
> dynamic classloading. The difference is small though.
> Actually WebappClassLoader#notFoundResources already serves similar purpose.

I like this idea: it certainly improves the situation, though it will
still reduce some flexibility because if the class (or other resource)
appears in a /different/ location at some point, that new resource won't
be found. It might make patch-style dynamic class loading difficult.


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