Module-file installation, module repositories, and native libraries
mr at sun.com
Fri Apr 23 11:41:17 PDT 2010
> Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 21:42:55 +0100
> From: alan.bateman at sun.com
> Mark Reinhold wrote:
>> Native libraries
>> Module class loaders now override the findLibrary method, so native
>> libraries in a module can be found and linked in the usual way. See
>> the unit test org/openjdk/jigsaw/hello-native.sh for a simple example.
> Nice! I'm curious about "platform" modules. If we packaged up as a jmod
> package, and installed into the system module library then should jmod special
> case the installation of the native libs (or binaries) and install them into
> the image's lib or bin directory than the module library? I'm just wonder if we
> are re-organizing the platform's native libraries.
We will reorganize the platform's native libraries, but we'll likely need
to special-case some files, especially on Windows.
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