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Blog Archive for mister__m during January 2007

The requirements for defining an agent using the java.lang.instrument package have changed since I've done my first experiments with it for calculating the size of arbitrary objects three years ago. Many folks have asked me how to make that sample work with the final API and while I have told them the directions, they have not always succeeded in their task. So, here are the steps to build a...
As genesis 3.0 is approaching Release Candidate, I decided to test it using the newly released Java SE 6. I ran the test suite and a single test failed, one involving script evaluation (I've blogged about genesis script support almost two years ago). Since JSR-223 was about to become part of Java SE 6, we've added support for it six months ago. By that time, either the test worked or it hadn't...