Please review: 7029048: LD_LIBRARY_PATH launcher changes

Kumar Srinivasan kumar.x.srinivasan at oracle.COM
Mon Apr 4 23:36:34 UTC 2011

Hello core-libs friends,

Earlier in the jdk7 development  setting of LD_LIBRARY_PATH was purged
in the launcher, this is a good thing!, Joe has an excellent blog which 
the rational etc. etc. here:

More background:
Unfortunately!, the library versioning  that Kelly proposed earlier on 
<attached here for reference >  is infeasible  for jdk7, though this is 
the correct

Thus the  approach contained here, allows us to provide a transitional 
path to the
version scheme in the future. This is also the reason, the c-code is 
within a conditional and the test has been separated, such that these 
can be jettisoned
when required.

This explains the current proposed fix:

The old changeset for reference:
The old changeset:

and finally here is the proposed webrev:

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