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Re: Array classes and class loaders


Tom Tromey wrote:

> Bryce> Okay, I RTFM'ed and I think I understand this now. Problem is
> Bryce> the "initiating class loader" is always going to be null until
> Bryce> the compiler is modified to pass the calling class to things
> Bryce> like _Jv_NewArray. Oh well.
>
> I think the current plan is to instead somehow modify the runtime to
> be able to find the caller's class, perhaps by the same kind of
> mechanism we use to generate the stack trace.  Maybe we'd have to add
> code to the compiler for platforms where we can't do the backtracing
> trick any other way.  (Also there's the issue of finding the class for
> interpreter frames.)

Wouldn't this be too slow for things like _Jv_NewObjectArray() ?

regards

  [ bryce ]



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