[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Name clash when using the system libjpeg
gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Tue May 13 18:44:11 UTC 2014
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> * Phil Race <philip.race at oracle.com> [2014-04-30 15:22]:
> > On 4/30/2014 11:52 AM, Omair Majid wrote:
> > >
> > >In another thread, it was pointed out that j2 stands for "Java to". As
> > >in "Java to lcms".
> > Really ? That is not something that was obvious to me ..
> I don't think it's obvious to anyone :)
> I found out about it on this thread:
It was certainly a mystery to me until I saw that thread too. That's why
I went with javajpeg for IcedTea.
> > So we can try this .. but you'll need to
> > make sure you
> > catch all the APIs (inc splashscreen) that load this library.
> Okay. Splashscreen is compiled/linked at build time, so that's easier to
> check. The Java side (since it uses JNI and is loaded dynamically) is
> easier to miss.
Every version of OpenJDK 7 we've shipped (Red Hat) has done this so it should
be fine. It's just a matter of porting it over to the new build.
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