RFR 8198899: Compilation errors in java.prefs with VS 2017

Roger Riggs Roger.Riggs at Oracle.com
Mon Mar 5 18:54:30 UTC 2018


(Trimmed the subject line).

Looks fine.

Some re-formatting to put spaces before "=" and after "," would be 
useful but
its good to review only the real changes.

Thanks, Roger

On 3/5/2018 1:50 PM, Brian Burkhalter wrote:
> On Mar 5, 2018, at 10:39 AM, Paul Sandoz <paul.sandoz at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Did you consider keeping this contained within the JNI code if that is at all possible?
> No. I think that a Java variable to contain the HKEY might be inevitable. This is similar to the FileDescriptor holding the Windows HANDLE as a long.
>> I don’t know whether that would just push the compiler error around e.g. converting from jint to jlong then to HKEY?
> If probably would. With the current version there is no passage via a 32-bit representation.
> Thanks,
> Brian

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