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From "Sarah Murray (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (BCEL-183) Implement Java 7 field/method name validation rules
Date Sat, 07 Mar 2015 00:16:38 GMT

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Sarah Murray commented on BCEL-183:
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[~jejecool], [Mark Thomas said on the mailing list that the following would help him commit
this code|http://markmail.org/search/?q=list%3Aorg.apache.commons.dev/#query:list%3Aorg.apache.commons.dev%2F+page:1+mid:lvm5vrr52mxgrikp+state:results]

It is not at all clear how much of the original issue (if any) was fixed by the change reported
19-Dec-2014.

The potential for the required behaviour to vary with class file version is a complicating
factor.

This issues seems to be bundling up a number of smaller issues. That makes it harder to work
with even if they are all in the same area.

Generally for all of these issues some pointers to the relevant parts of the JVM spec - preferably
as comments in the patch - would make it easier for folks to review the patches and easier
for future maintainers to understand what the code is doing.

Also generally, it looks like a number of the patches could be reduced in size by pulling
out the common testing framework.

> Implement Java 7 field/method name validation rules
> ---------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: BCEL-183
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/BCEL-183
>             Project: Commons BCEL
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Verifier
>    Affects Versions: 5.2
>            Reporter: Jérôme Leroux
>             Fix For: 6.0
>
>         Attachments: BCEL-183-2.patch, BCEL-183-2.zip, BCEL-183-src.zip, BCEL-183.patch,
BCEL-183.zip
>
>   Original Estimate: 2h
>  Remaining Estimate: 2h
>
> The JustIce bytecode verifier checks the validity of the field name and the variable
name considering the java langage specification. 
> This check is not specified by the bytecode verifier specification.
> This may lead to bytecode verification errors in pass2 on valid classfiles.



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