public interface ClassLoaderUtilsHelper class used by ServiceLoader to investigate parent/child relationships of
- NOTE: This API is for internal purposes only and might change in incompatible ways in the next release.
static boolean isParentClassLoader(ClassLoader parent, ClassLoader child)Utility method to check if some class loader is a (grand-)parent of or the same as another one. This means the child will be able to load all classes from the parent, too.
If caller's codesource doesn't have enough permissions to do the check,
falseis returned (this is fine, because if we get a
SecurityExceptionit is for sure no parent).