name of libgcj.jar

Bryce McKinlay bryce@waitaki.otago.ac.nz
Sun Jan 20 15:12:00 GMT 2002


Tom Tromey wrote:

>>>>>>"Matthias" == Matthias Klose <doko@cs.tu-berlin.de> writes:
>>>>>>
>
>Matthias> java runtime environment consists of the libgcj* libraries,
>Matthias> libgcj.jar und gij.
>
>Actually, libgcj.jar is part of the devel package.  It is needed by
>gcj in order to compile.  However, it should not be needed at runtime.
>If it is needed, then that is a bug.
>
It could theoretically be needed at runtime by a JIT which wishes to 
inline calls to libgcj methods. For that reason it might be nice to be 
able to distinguish different versions of libgcj.jar, since 
incompatibilities between libgcj.jar and libgcj.so might be bad.

regards

Bryce.




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