More Questions

Andrew Haley aph at
Wed Aug 25 11:51:50 UTC 2010

On 08/25/2010 12:43 PM, John J. Boyer wrote:
> I've been told that questions such as miine about JNI are not welcome on 
> the openjdk discussion list. I'll look at the forums suggested, but I'm 
> wondering just what topics are welcome.
> I've been advised to dump openjdk and install the Sun jdk instead. The 
> claim was made that openjdk is buggy and that a lot of people have found 
> that their problems disappeared when they switched to the Sun jdk.

With the exception of the web browser plugin, I've seen very little
evidence of that.

>>From my own experience I have to say that either system.loadLibrary is 
> broken or it is making some really weird modifications to the library 
> name. I have trried everything suggested. The JNI reference manual has 
> examples in which the C library was placed in the current directory. I 
> tried placing a symbolic link in the current directory. No luck. 
> Unless this problem can be solved, I think I will have to drop openjdk, 
> though I am a big fan of Open Source.

I am fairly sure that OpenJDK does not do system.loadLibrary
differently from the Sun JDK.

Is this Linux or Windows?


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