RFR: 8227587: Add internal privileged System.loadLibrary

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Tue Jul 16 16:42:56 UTC 2019

On 7/16/19 6:48 AM, Claes Redestad wrote:
> Hi,
> refactored to use a BootLoader::loadLibrary API that is only visible
> within the java.base module:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~redestad/8227587/open.03/

Looks good.

Nit:  in JavaLangAccess
    321     void loadLibrary(Class<?> klass, String library);


> I've retained the bridge to ClassLoader::loadLibrary for performance,
> but without any magic or privilege escalation involved. Moving sys_path
> / systemNativeLibraries out of ClassLoader seems quite complicated, so
> I've not attempted that refactoring for this RFE.

Yes, it is non-trivial.  I will file a RFE for this possible clean up.


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