Review Request JDK-8240975: Extend NativeLibraries to support explicit unloading
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Mar 20 13:51:53 UTC 2020
On 20/03/2020 03:43, Mandy Chung wrote:
> Alan, Maurizio,
> New webrev:
> newJavaNativeInterfaceLibraries creates a NativeLIbraries for loading
> JNI native libraries.
> - native libraries are unloaded when the class loader is reclaimed.
> - Support of linking of native method as specified in the JNI spec.
> - Restriction on a native library that can only be loaded by one
> class loader.
> newRawNativeLibraries creates a raw NativeLibraries for loading
> non-JNI native libraries.
> - non-JNI native library. So JNI_OnLoad and JNI_OnUnload will be
> ignored. No support for linking of native method.
> - Native libraries not auto-unloaded. They may be explicitly
> unloaded via NativeLibraries::unload.
> - No relationship with class loaders.
> The test is updated to show that JNI_OnLoad and JNI_OnUnload are ignored.
"raw" seems okay for now, its internal so can easily be changed if there
is a better name or changed further if finer control on the behavior is
needed. If you are looking for a shorter name for the factory methods
then maybe jniNativeLibraries and rawNativeLibraries would be better.
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