[kaffe] [bug] Method delegation error with superinterfaces

Helmer Krämer hkraemer at freenet.de
Mon Jul 19 11:25:08 PDT 2004

On Mon, 19 Jul 2004 16:59:23 +0200
Benja Fallenstein <b.fallenstein at gmx.de> wrote:


> The following bug is triggered by the combination of Jikes 1.21 with the 
> current version of Kaffe from CVS. It is not triggered by Jikes + 
> sunjava or by sunjavac + Kaffe...

what jdk version do you use?
> With jikes+Kaffe, the following code:
> [ code snipped ] 
> I first noticed this bug in a much more complex program, where I would 
> get NullPointerExceptions when calling any method on the string returned 
> by toString().

Thanks for tracking this one down.

> Not sure whether this should be seen as a bug in Kaffe or Jikes -- but 
> since Kaffe aims to run programs that work on Sun's JDK, I guess this 
> should be fixed. I don't understand Kaffe well enough to do it, though.

No problem, will have a look at this.


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