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Petteri Räty wrote:
> Peter B. West wrote:
>>What's the story with jai? When I install jai, I get some messages
>>about usage, involving very convoluted arguments to java.
> Well the message is useful if you want to use sun-jai-bin in your own
> projects. Our applications should install wrapper scripts that do this
> for you automatically. sun-jai-bin installs a jar file and a native
> library on x86. So to use you need to give java both of these files as
> arguments and this can be done using java-config. Actually all of our
> libraries could have these types of instructions but I think that those
> who want to code against libraries know how to use them. I don't know
> the history behind the instructions but they have been added there for
> some reason. Please feel free to provide a better one and I will update
> the ebuild.
> Petteri Räty (Betelgeuse)
Ok. So I link from .../jre/lib/ext and .../jre/lib/i386 to the jars in
/usr/share/jai-bin and /opt/jai-bin, and forget about the args and
wrappers. Will this break anything?
Peter B. West <http://cv.pbw.id.au/>
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