Handling circular dependency in <clinit>

Senthil Kumar skumars at earthlink.net
Mon Oct 19 16:02:01 PDT 1998

Suppose in class A's <clinit>, we instantiate class B
and in the <init> for class B, we instantiate class A.

How is this handled?

As I see it, to instantiate class B in class A's <init>
somehow the <clinit> for class A has to complete.

I am at a loss to see how the JVM might be handling 
this problem.


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