sunrsasign.jar still searched in java 8?

Sean Mullan sean.mullan at oracle.com
Fri Jan 19 20:28:09 UTC 2018


I believe sunrsasign.jar was removed in JDK 1.5. So it seems like the 
line below is no longer necessary and should be removed. I have copied 
hotspot-dev to see if this is a known issue or if I am missing something.

--Sean

On 1/19/18 1:28 PM, Bernd wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I noticed that when I strace a "java -version" with 8u152 JRE it 
> searches for sunrsasign.jar which is not found. Is that a compatibility 
> thing or should it not happen?
> 
> It seems to be in the boot classpath even when the associated classes 
> are in rt.jar:
> 
> http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8u/jdk8u/hotspot/file/tip/src/share/vm/runtime/os.cpp#l1197
> 
> Gruss
> Bernd
> 


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