Need reviewer: Exceptions to mapfile rule on shared libraries

Phil Race philip.race at
Fri Apr 15 22:14:03 UTC 2011

For jpeg its something we could consider for JDK 8 although I think its been
called libjpeg since JDK 1.0 without apparent problems.
But this JDK libxinerama is only for Solaris (SPARC, specifically), and 
on Solaris
Xinerama functionality has always lived in, so there's no clash.
Solaris 11 SPARC (with is the only case this might be an issue.


On 4/12/2011 3:58 PM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> On 13:46 Tue 12 Apr     , Kelly O'Hair wrote:
>> Some shared libraries do not have and will not have mapfiles, at least for now, we
>> give these an exception to the mapfile check (which just issues a warning).
>> 7033957: Library built without a mapfile:
>> -kto
> On a related note, is it wise to have these libraries using the same names as system
> libraries?  libxinerama is the same as libXinerama with the exception of case.  I
> believe the JDK also has a libjpeg which is identically named to the system install.
> Could it not be, or some such?

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