Best way to determine openjdk jvm

Mike Swingler swingler at
Wed Feb 8 10:53:10 PST 2012

On Feb 8, 2012, at 3:19 AM, Michael Hall wrote:

> I am looking at...
> Mac OS X Port Using jsadebug, jinfo, jmap
> Which appears to require a openjdk specific signing certificate, or sudo.
> Assuming you wanted to provide the cert, I would further assume you would still need to determine at runtime if you had the features available - meaning a openjdk runtime.
> Would checking this system property be the best, recommended, way to do that?
> Runtime Environment

I don't understand what you are asking. The signing certificate is only required at build time to sign the Mach-o binary of the JDK debugging tools. What do you need to know at runtime when you are using the tools?

Mike Swingler
Apple Inc.

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