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Re: URLClassLoader update


>>>>> "Mark" == Mark Wielaard <mark@klomp.org> writes:

Mark> Now that I have looked closer at the code again I am sure that
Mark> it should not call getResource.

Mark> Also there is no mention in any of the documentation that I found that
Mark> findClass() will use findResource() to get the class bytes. I did some
Mark> tests against Blackdown 1.4.1 and when I subclass URLClassLoader and
Mark> only override findResource() then calling findClass() on that
Mark> ClassLoader will not call the findResource() method of that class.

Thanks.

Mark> Could you show me where/how Eclipse is using this?

I looked at it again, in light of your explanation.  Now I think
Eclipse must have a bug here.  It overrides findResource and
loadClass, but not findClass.  However, the JDK docs recommend
implementing findClass and not loadClass.  That seems strange at
least.

Tom


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