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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8256867

Classes with empty PermittedSubclasses attribute cannot be extended

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 16
    • Fix Version/s: 16
    • Component/s: hotspot
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    • Resolved In Build:
      b28

      Description

      Currently, if the number_of_classes field in the PermittedSubclasses attribute is zero then the JVM throws a ClassFormatError exception. Instead, no exception should be thrown and the class cannot be extended.

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              • Assignee:
                hseigel Harold Seigel
                Reporter:
                hseigel Harold Seigel
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