Re-using shared object in another unrelated test?

David Holmes david.holmes at
Thu Sep 7 08:29:10 UTC 2017

Hi Thomas,

On 7/09/2017 6:23 PM, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'd am writing a jtreg test which loads a native shared library. I do 
> not actually need to do anything with the shared library, so loading and 
> unloading again. I do not plan on resolving any exports, it just needs 
> to be there and be valid, on all platforms.
> There are a number of shared objects which would be a fit, e.g. 
> JniVersion. Would it be okay to use this in a jtreg test or would this 
> be considered bad form?

Given the convention used to get the native parts of jtreg tests built 
(when building test-image) I would think it simpler, and cleaner to just 
define a trivial .c file and build the library from it.


> Thank you, Thomas

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