sunrsasign.jar still searched in java 8?

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Sat Jan 20 09:19:54 UTC 2018


On 20/01/2018 6:28 AM, Sean Mullan wrote:
> 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.

As per Brad's filing of

https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8195794

this was claimed to have been done in another bug report, but it seems 
it got lost somewhere.

Also see:

https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-7036474

which seems fixed in 8+ but not 7u.

David

> --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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