the following behaviour occurs when setting the classpath through the CLASSPATH configuration option (on Linux with Perl 5.8.8 and up-to-date modules). It does not appear when setting it through the CLASSPATH env variable or a -cp option in EXTRA_JAVA_ARGS. The latter is a bad idea as it circumvents Inline::Java's internal classpath tweaking and in my app the use of the env variable has its own sort of problems ... so here I am.
This is how to reproduce it:
1. Create file Pod_alu.java containing the following well-known piece of java code and compile it into file Pod_alu.class: