<AWT Dev> xawt/libmawt.so and headless/libmawt.so
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Apr 20 06:10:55 PDT 2011
David Holmes wrote:
> The only glitch I see with that is that the
> GraphicsEnvironment.getHeadlessProperty code is Java code while to
> check for the native lib we'd need native code.
The VM code is just stat'ing the library to check that it exists. It
looks like we could do the equivalent in
GraphicsEnvironment.getHeadlessProperty without needing any native code.
> It's doable I guess, but is it worthwhile? What problem are we trying
> to solve?
In the modules build today then the JDK's native libraries still go into
lib/<arch> but this may change so that a module's native libs go into
the module's tree. Any re-organization or changes to the layout of
native libraries is going to expose dependencies and other issues but
hopefully that we can't overcome.
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