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reading import statement from class file

manojdesai sompadi
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Joined: Apr 22, 2005
Posts: 10
is there a way to read the import statement from class file .
like from bytecode
thanks in advance
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Import statements are just directives to the compiler; they are not represented in any way in a .class file.

If you're interested in probing what other classes a class uses directly, then that can indeed be done by looking at the class file; look in the constant pool for class references.


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manojdesai sompadi
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Joined: Apr 22, 2005
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thanks for the reply what is the constant pool ?
 
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