Class tree compilation "from zero"

Alex Nicolaou anicolao at
Wed Aug 18 05:31:17 PDT 1999

golubovsky at wrote:

> The JVM I've already partly written uses VERY late binding for java non-native
> methods and classes (only when a constant pool entry needs to be resolved), so
> such a stupidity of a Java compiler would be a plus for me (I just will get
> runtime error on unimplemented methods / absent classes).

Such a bytecode file would not verify, and so I think it is very
unlikely that you'll find a compiler that will generate it for you. It
is technically impossible to write a correct Java compiler with the
feature you desire as it allows the code to contain type errors.


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