AIX and OpenJDK
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Feb 1 07:07:44 PST 2012
On 01/02/2012 15:02, Tobias Frech wrote:
> The following might be inappropriate here, but I found it very
> surprising when I found out rt.jar contains platform specific code in
> the classes that are part of the API. I would have expected all of these
> special cases to be locked away in some sun.* classes.
> As I spoke to other developers about this, they were surprised as well.
> I thought I mention this here, just in case you plan to revamp some
> stuff concerning platform specific builds.
This is off-topic so I would suggest starting a new thread. If it helps
then rt.jar has always contained classes that are specific to whatever
platform it was created for, it's never been possible to just move it to
another platform and expect everything to work.
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