RFR: 7178922 : (props) re-visit how os.name is determined on Mac

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Nov 14 22:06:17 UTC 2012

On 14/11/2012 18:26, Mike Swingler wrote:
> :
> JavaRuntimeSupport.framework was explicitly created to make API for OpenJDK and 3rd party JVMs to do everything that the Apple Java SE 6 did using private SPI. To prove that it worked, we re-implemented Java SE 6 on top of it. It's purpose is to expose a stable API for functionality that is generally inappropriate for Cocoa applications, but is necessary for the Java to cooperate with the OS X graphical environment.
> We currently have no plans to expand JavaRuntimeSupport, and no plans to deprecate it.
> Regards,
> Mike Swingler
> Apple Inc.
Thank you for the clear statement, this is exactly what we needed as the 
status of JavaRuntimeSupport.framework was not clear (at least not to me).


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