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Wrappers so you can use all the Java Runtime Environments with their slightly incompatible APIs with more ease.
Used to use an over-engineered “plugin” mechanism although there was only one “plugin”, called “sunmajor”, that handles all possible JREs.
<updated> element in
should only be updated for incompatible changes, not for compatible ones. As stated in the commit
message of https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/#/c/69730/ in LibreOffice gerrit:
javavendors_*.xml <updated> should not have been updated…
jvmfwk/source/framework.cxx) to fail with
JFW_E_INVALID_SETTINGS, which in turn causes functionality
that requires a JVM to issue a GUI error dialog stating that the user must select a new JRE in the
Options dialog. While that behavior makes sense if a JRE was selected that would no longer be
supported by the modified
javavendors_*.xml, it is just annoying if an already selected JRE is still
supported. And a compatible change to
javavendors_*.xml implies that an already selected JRE will
still be supported."