Code Review 7104209: Cleanup and remove librmi (native library)
chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Mon Oct 24 14:47:02 UTC 2011
It was actually Alan that caught this. Crazy that someone ( at some time
) even thought this was a good idea!
On 24/10/2011 15:41, Mike Duigou wrote:
> Looks good. Nice catch.
> On Oct 24 2011, at 07:20 , Chris Hegarty wrote:
>> It appears that the only function of librmi is to export the VM function JVM_LatestUserDefinedLoader. It seems really silly to have a whole native library to perform such a trivial operation. JVM_LatestUserDefinedLoader is also used in java.io.ObjectInputStream.
>> It would make more sense to put an entry point in sun.misc.VM, and have rmi, ois invoke it. This would completely eliminate the need for librmi.
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