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RE: [equinox-dev] Standardize Eclipse Lazy Start

Tom, I understand this changes the relationship between bundle activation and class *loading*.  What's the relationship between bundle activation and class *construction*?  That is, suppose code in bundle b calls "new Foo()", where Foo is a class in bundle a.  Does Foo's constructor run before or after a's startup method?
 
Thanks,
  -walter


From: equinox-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:equinox-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Thomas Watson
Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2006 2:49 PM
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Subject: [equinox-dev] Standardize Eclipse Lazy Start


Hi

The Equinox team has been working with the OSGi Alliance to standardize the Eclipse Lazy Start mechanism (i.e. Eclipse-LazyStart).  See the Equinox WIKI at http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php/Lazy_Start_Bundles for details on what is changing in Eclipse 3.3 with respect to Eclipse-LazyStart.

The initial code changes have been released to org.eclipse.osgi and will be included in tonight's N-Build.  Please let the Equinox team know if you encounter any unexpected behavior related to lazy bundle activation.

Thanks.

Tom
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