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

Phil Race philip.race at oracle.com
Wed Nov 9 17:46:31 UTC 2011

Ditto for 2D.


On 11/9/2011 5:19 AM, Artem Ananiev wrote:
> Hi, Chris,
> the fix looks fine.
> Thanks,
> Artem
> 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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