RFR JDK-8232624: Java cannot start: NewStringPlatform missing

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Sun Oct 20 22:59:52 UTC 2019

Hi Alexey,

On 21/10/2019 2:20 am, Alexey Ivanov wrote:
> Hello,
> Please review the following fix which it brings back NewStringPlatform 
> alias for JNU_NewStringPlatform. Without it, 32 bit Windows build of 
> Java does not work.
> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8232624
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~aivanov/8232624/webrev.00/

Not sure this is the correct fix. The problem as I see it is that 
NewStringPlatform was not declared as a JNICALL previously whereas the 
JNU_NewStringPLatform is. That affects the linkage on 32-bit Windows only.


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