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Eager Class Initialization for Java

  • Dexter Kozen
  • Matt Stillerman
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2469)

Abstract

We describe a static analysis method on Java bytecode to determine class initialization dependencies. This method can be used for eager class loading and initialization. It catches many initialization circularities that are missed by the standard lazy implementation. Except for contrived examples, the computed initialization order gives the same results as standard lazy initialization.

Keywords

Call Graph Method Invocation Instance Method Application Class Initialization Order 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dexter Kozen
    • 1
  • Matt Stillerman
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentCornell UniversityIthacaUSA
  2. 2.ATC-NYIthacaUSA

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