[security-dev 00050]: Re: Guidance on Class loading, specifically Bootstrap process...

Thomas Hawtin Thomas.Hawtin at Sun.COM
Fri Jan 25 05:26:23 PST 2008


Jonathan Jarrett wrote:
> I'm trying to understand the start up procedure of the JVM, specifically
> how it loads the bootstrap SecurityManager. I keep getting wrapped
> around the axle.  Any direction as to where to research would be
> appreciated.

By bootstrap SecurityManager, do you mean the security manager loaded 
through the use of -Djava.security.manager? That is handled by 
sun.misc.Launcher. That also deals with extension and system class loaders.

Tom Hawtin



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