[antlr-interest] ANTLR and Class.forName()

John D. Mitchell johnm-antlr at non.net
Tue Mar 15 09:02:25 PST 2005

>>>>> "Max" == Max Rydahl Andersen <max.andersen at jboss.com> writes:

> In Hibernate3 we started using antlr for our HQL parser and it has worked
> out great! Made the parser much more extensible.


> The antlr code has about 11 instances of dynamic classloading where it
> naively uses Class.forName to load classes. That is "bad" behavior for a
> framework that is meant to be portable :(

Ah, yes, good point.

> I can provide a patch for Antlr against the latest release if you want me
> to - should this just go to this mailinglist of is there issue tracker
> available somewhere ?

Probably best to just send the patch directly to Terence.


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