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  2. JDK-8233091

Backout JDK-8212117: Class.forName loads a class but not linked if class is not initialized

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 14
    • Fix Version/s: 14
    • Component/s: core-libs
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      Description

      Given JDK-8231924 (and other reports), we should reconsider the behavior change make in JDK-8212117 such that Class.forName always performs class loading as well as linking.

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              bchristi Brent Christian
              Reporter:
              bchristi Brent Christian
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