Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de
Mon Jan 12 01:21:35 PST 2009
thanks for additional explanation.
So do you also think, that there is no problem, to load zip library
before opening the standard I/O streams out and err, as I explained in
my starter question ?
Thanks for some short answer.
Am 11.01.2009 23:20, Martin Buchholz schrieb:
> On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 13:52, Christian Thalinger
> <christian.thalinger at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Eh... well, this happens in HotSpot. Loading libzip.so is done in
>> native code.
> the boot class loader cannot be written in Java,
> since then you would have a bootstrap problem.
> So hotspot includes a native bootstrap class loader,
> one that does not use libzip.so, but uses the same
> code, but packaged in a different way,
> probably linked statically into libjli.so.
> Later on, after the core java classes are loaded,
> the same libzip functionality wants to be used by Java code.
> So libzip is loaded again, but using the Java-level loadLibrary.
>> - Christian
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