AccessController.getInheritedAccessControlContext, does it need to call through the VM

Sean Mullan sean.mullan at oracle.com
Wed Sep 25 18:51:47 UTC 2019


On 9/20/19 12:29 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> 
> Is there any reason for 
> AccessController.getInheritedAccessControlContext to be a native method? 

No, I don't believe so.

> I'm wondering if we can use the shared secrets mechanism to read the 
> Thread.inheritedAccessControlContext field instead.

Yes, that should work.

--Sean


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