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Classloader design and signed code

Kurro Zaki
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Joined: Dec 08, 2009
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Hi everyone

I am currently working on a classloader and I want to know how signed code is check.
In a policy file you can specify a signer. Then when a class is loaded it will check the digital signature in the class-file before granting the permission.
I don't really know how this works with a classloader. Does it have something to do with the parameters you pass to defineClass method in the classloader?

thanks in advance
 
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