[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] <AWT Dev> Code Review 7110002: Rename xawt/libmawt.so and headless/libmawt.so so they can be colocated with libawt

Artem Ananiev artem.ananiev at oracle.com
Wed Nov 9 13:19:35 UTC 2011

Hi, Chris,

the fix looks fine.



On 11/9/2011 4:28 PM, Chris Hegarty wrote:
> Hi,
> CR 7110002 proposes to rename the unix version of the awt toolkit
> libraries to allow them reside in the same directory as libawt.
> xawt/libmawt.so -> libawt_xawt.so
> headless/libmawt.so -> libawt_headless.so
> The proposed new library names are prefixed with 'libawt' since they are
> subcomponents of libawt and this will make them more easily recognizably
> as such. But this is not necessarily a requirement, just that they are
> unique and can be colocated with libawt.
> This CR is part of the modularity effort. A future requirement of the
> jigsaw prototype is to treat native JDK implementation libraries as it
> would any user module installed in a module library. That is, native
> libraries should reside within the lib directory of the installed
> module. In the module library then AWT's libraries might be located in
> somewhere like modules/sun.desktop/8.0/lib.
> See discussion on the awt-dev mailing list for further context:
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/awt-dev/2011-April/001666.html
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~chegar/7110002/webrev.00/
> Thanks,
> -Chris

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