changeset 17240:d0a0f9e3cf9f

8181295: Document that SecurityManager::checkPackageAccess may be called by the VM Reviewed-by: mchung
author mullan
date Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:16:03 -0400
parents 6a4875229b96
children 2cd9961940f9 c7107fc8482d
files src/java.base/share/classes/java/lang/SecurityManager.java
diffstat 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/src/java.base/share/classes/java/lang/SecurityManager.java	Mon Jun 19 07:19:27 2017 +0300
+++ b/src/java.base/share/classes/java/lang/SecurityManager.java	Mon Jun 19 08:16:03 2017 -0400
@@ -1496,7 +1496,10 @@
      * Throws a {@code SecurityException} if the calling thread is not allowed
      * to access the specified package.
      * <p>
-     * This method is called by the {@code loadClass} method of class loaders.
+     * During class loading, this method may be called by the {@code loadClass}
+     * method of class loaders and by the Java Virtual Machine to ensure that
+     * the caller is allowed to access the package of the class that is
+     * being loaded.
      * <p>
      * This method checks if the specified package starts with or equals
      * any of the packages in the {@code package.access} Security Property.