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David Holmes David.Holmes at
Wed Aug 25 12:08:07 UTC 2010

Hi John,

John J. Boyer said the following on 08/25/10 21:43:
> 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.

As per the OpenJDK site:  -> "mailing lists"

The Discuss list is for "General discussion about the OpenJDK Community".

David Holmes
Java Platform Group

> 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.
>>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.
> John

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