RFR: 8166189: Fix for Bug 8165524 breaks AIX build

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Fri Sep 16 17:31:10 UTC 2016

> On Sep 16, 2016, at 2:58 AM, Langer, Christoph <christoph.langer at sap.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> the fix for https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8165524 breaks the AIX build as function dladdr is not available on AIX.
> There already exist ports of that API in hotspot and awt. With the proposed change I duplicate the awt port to libjli. This is maybe only a quick fix - eventually we should think about consolidating and using the hotspot port in all places by exporting it from libjvm.so for AIX.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8166189
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~clanger/webrevs/8166189.0/

This looks okay.   It’d be good to consolidate the hotspot and awt code as a JVM entry point.  But launcher would need to carry this copy since dladdr is called before libjvm.so is loaded.

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