<i18n dev> [9] RFR: 8057646: ClassCircularityError running SQE test

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Sep 9 19:38:10 UTC 2014

On 09/09/2014 18:14, Naoto Sato wrote:
> It's an inherent issue where some init code issues locale sensitive 
> services, such as in this case, *Formatter. So this could happen not 
> only in Security class, but could be anywhere. So I think we still 
> need the change proposed here in order for avoiding regressions. On 
> error cases, the diagnosability will be addressed with the issue with 
> 8057075.
I think we should move this issue to security-libs and have this issue 
addressed in the PolicyFile/PolicyParser code.

My concern with catching Throwable is that it's just going to make it 
harder to diagnose tricky issues like this. I would be interested in 
other possible cases where you think the ClassCircularityError might 
happen. I'm just wondering if we need to approach this issue a bit 


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