RFR: 8067951: System.loadLibrary cannot find library when path contains quoted entry

Ivan Gerasimov ivan.gerasimov at oracle.com
Sun Jan 4 20:23:59 UTC 2015

On 04.01.2015 22:50, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 03/01/2015 17:39, Ivan Gerasimov wrote:
>> Currently, there are tree variants of ClassLoaderHelper: for Windows, 
>> for Unix and for MacOS.
>> We have to either duplicate code in Unix and MacOS realizations, or 
>> introduce another Helper class for initializing paths only, which 
>> would have only two realizations: for Windows and all Unixes.
> When I made the comment then I was thinking of a method such as 
> allowsQuotedPathElements (or a better name) that returns a boolean to 
> indicate if quoting of path elements is allowed or not. That would 
> abstract the capability a bit without needing to do isWindows checks.
Ah, I see.
Though, not needing to check for quotes allows a bit more efficient 
implementation, so splitting the code for different platforms may also 
make sense.

I did it with another helper class in this webrev:

Sincerely yours,

> -Alan.

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