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

Naoto Sato naoto.sato at oracle.com
Tue Sep 9 20:46:12 UTC 2014

OK. I will transfer the issue to security-libs.


On 9/9/14, 12:38 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> 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
> differently.
> -Alan

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