Source file launcher - Handling of pre-compiled classes of the source file

Jaikiran Pai jai.forums2013 at
Sun Sep 16 02:31:21 UTC 2018

Thank you Jon.


On 15/09/18 10:34 PM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> Jaikiran,
> This issue is on our radar; there is no need for any additional action
> on your part at this point.
> -- Jon
> On 9/14/18 7:50 PM, Jaikiran Pai wrote:
>> Hello Peter,
>> On 14/09/18 1:03 PM, Peter Levart wrote:
>>> The check for main class is performed after compilation (which
>>> actually produces the main class name).
>>> I think it would be possible to check for all classes compiled from
>>> the source file after compilation without to much complication. The
>>> compilation produces classes and stores them into a Map<String,
>>> byte[]>. The keySet() of that map is a Set of compiled class names.
>>> Each of them could be tested via .getResource() invoked upon the
>>> application class loader. The error could even point to the URL of the
>>> conflicting class file that way...
>> Thank you for moving this to the correct mailing list. Thanks for those
>> details about how it's done and what can be done to improve this. Should
>> I report this as an enhancement request at I don't have
>> access to the OpenJDK JIRA for creating this request there.
>> -Jaikiran

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