RFR JDK-8232624: Java cannot start: NewStringPlatform missing

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Oct 21 06:26:03 UTC 2019

On 21/10/2019 00:37, Alexey Ivanov wrote:
> Yes, JNICALL affects 32-bit Windows only. And this is exactly why 
> "JNU_NewStringPLatform" cannot be found by its name on 32-bit Windows; 
> "NewStringPlatform" is not declared as JNICALL and it can be found by 
> its undecorated name on 32-bit Windows and all the other platforms. I 
> believe it's the reason why this alias exists.
> Another way to fix it is to lookup the undecorated name first and, if 
> it fails, to lookup the decorated name, which makes the code harder to 
> read.
> With this patch, I'm reverting the code to the state it was before.
If you are blocked building Windows 32-bit then reverting that part, as 
you've proposed, should be okay. You can create a second issue to re-do 
the cleanup.


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