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

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Nov 9 14:20:47 UTC 2011

On 09/11/2011 12:28, 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 for taking this one, the changes look good to me.


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