[kaffe] Patch: Merge of Classpath glue code for assertion framework

Benja Fallenstein b.fallenstein at gmx.de
Sun May 11 11:45:01 PDT 2003

Dalibor Topic wrote:
> --- Benja Fallenstein <b.fallenstein at gmx.de> wrote:
>>today I had a problem with a dependency using log4j, because log4j would 
>>try to use Class.desiredAssertionStatus() -- a 1.4 method that is part 
>>of the assertion framework. Since the library I depended on initialized 
>>log4j statically, my test suite wouldn't even start. To fix the problem, 
>>I merged the corresponding GNU Classpath code into Kaffe-- not actually 
>>implementing the whole assertion framework though, just the methods in 
>>Class and ClassLoader :-)
>>I was hoping this could be useful for Kaffe?
> sure! thanks a lot for the patch, I'll change the class version handling code
> in the class loader to stop printing an error message for java 1.4 class files.


I've noticed one omission on my part though: java.lang.AssertionError 
was also introduced in 1.4 and may be depended on by libs using the 
assertion-related methods-- probably want to have this too. This was 
missing from the diff because it has not been entered into CVS 
(obviously). Sorry.

- Benja
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