[kaffe] Class loader checkins

Timothy Stack stack at cs.utah.edu
Tue May 27 09:01:02 PDT 2003

> hi,


> > I just checked in some code merged from the JanosVM, which include some
> > fixes for the class loader and other bits.  Update and give it a go.  
> > Hopefully, I didn't frell everything up...
> everything's working fine here, too ;)


> However, I've got two small issues:
> Shouldn't the other methods of ClassLoader (like
> getPackage, getResource) also delegate to the
> PrimordialClassLoader if parent is null (seems
> to be what jdk does)? Could commit a patch if
> you agree.

ops, yeah they probably should.

> I again tried running eclipse with Kaffe. Now
> it fails and complains about being unable to
> find java/lang/Object. Eclipse basically uses
> just an URLClassLoader (parent is null). Debug
> output shows that the loadClass method of that
> URLClassLoader is correctly called for java/lang/Object
> but returns null. Since this definitely worked
> before, I wonder if you have an idea of what
> could be going wrong here? 

I'll give it a look if you haven't fixed it yet.

> Greetings,
> Helmer


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