[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Code Review 7110002: Rename xawt/libmawt.so and headless/libmawt.so so they can be colocated with libawt
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Nov 9 06:20:47 PST 2011
On 09/11/2011 12:28, Chris Hegarty wrote:
> CR 7110002 proposes to rename the unix version of the awt toolkit
> libraries to allow them reside in the same directory as libawt.
> xawt/libmawt.so -> libawt_xawt.so
> headless/libmawt.so -> libawt_headless.so
> The proposed new library names are prefixed with 'libawt' since they
> are subcomponents of libawt and this will make them more easily
> recognizably as such. But this is not necessarily a requirement, just
> that they are unique and can be colocated with libawt.
> This CR is part of the modularity effort. A future requirement of the
> jigsaw prototype is to treat native JDK implementation libraries as it
> would any user module installed in a module library. That is, native
> libraries should reside within the lib directory of the installed
> module. In the module library then AWT's libraries might be located in
> somewhere like modules/sun.desktop/8.0/lib.
> See discussion on the awt-dev mailing list for further context:
Thanks for taking this one, the changes look good to me.
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