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Re: Bug in

From: Mark Wielaard
Subject: Re: Bug in
Date: 13 Aug 2002 23:31:44 +0200


On Tue, 2002-08-06 at 22:09, Philip Fong wrote:
> The behavior of seems to differ from
> that specified in Java 1.3.1 API spec.  According to the API spec,
> method defineClass(String, byte[], int, int, CodeSource) may
> optionally ignore the CodeSource argument if it is null.  In the
> 0.04 release, a null CodeSource will cause a NullPointerException
> inside getPermissions.  I checked with the cvs just now, and
> it looks like the problem has not been solved.  Attached is
> a small patch that fix this.  Is this the right way of doing
> it?
> Also, the fix also remove the catching of ClassFormatError.  That
> error is raised if the classfile is corrupted, and IMHO such a serious
> error should propagate upward to the caller.  Am I understanding
> correctly?

Yes. The old behavior was clearly broken.
I applied this patch to CVS.

2002-08-13  Philip Fong <address@hidden>

    * java/security/ (SecureClassLoader): Only
    create ProtectionDomain when CodeSource is not null. Don't catch and
    ignore ClassFormatError.



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