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bug #42540: [Java] libjvm.so full path statically determined at build time ?

Submitted by:  Pascal Dupuis <cdemills>
Submitted on:  Wed 11 Jun 2014 08:04:46 AM UTC  
Category:  Libraries Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Regression
Status:  Duplicate Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Pascal Dupuis Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  3.8.1 Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Wed 11 Jun 2014 12:05:21 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for your bug report. This does indeed affect the Linux/Unix build, as well as Mac I believe. This is a duplicate of one I reported when Java support was first rolled in, bug #40111. Please follow up with any comments or patches on that bug report.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
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Wed 11 Jun 2014 08:04:46 AM UTC, original submission:  


I compiled 3.8.1 from source in March 2014 on a fedora-20 x86_64 platform; at this time libjvm.so full path was

By upgrading the system, this file is now  /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.7.0-openjdk-

So any java command result in a failure as the lib can not be loaded.

During compilation, I set the environment variable JAVA_HOME to /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.7.0-openjdk, which is itself a link to  /etc/alternatives/java_sdk_1.7.0_openjdk

It seems that this liknk was followed up to the end while building the Java interface; now the jvm lib has moved.

I tried to set JAVA_HOME to /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.7.0-openjdk-, but this didn't solve the issue.

Would it be possible to add some fallback mechanism in order to try alternatives path for this lib ?



Pascal Dupuis <cdemills>
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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2014-06-11 mtmiller Dependencies- => Depends on bugs #40111
    2014-06-11 mtmiller StatusNone => Duplicate
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed

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