The java package installs a Java runtime environment 6 + the Java Advanced Imaging libraries + native libs to make the imageio-ext packages work.
In order to be able to exploit the osgeo4w structure, keeping consistent with the original java jre structure, a bin and lib folder are needed. Therefore the jre is extracted and splitted into the root folder bin and lib, make that way the JAVA_HOME to be the root of osgeo4w, i.e. %OSGEO4W_ROOT%:
- java.exe and native libs are extracted to osgeo4w\bin
- other libs are put in osgeo4w\lib folder.
- license files for ecw and similar are put in the osgeo4w\lib folder.
A script is created to set the JAVA_HOME environmental variable to be %OSGEO4W_ROOT%.
That way all the java based applications can exploit the virtual machine either through the JAVA_HOME variable or throught its direct path %OSGEO4W_ROOT%\bin\java.exe.
Maintained by AndreaAntonello
Recently closed tickets
defect type tickets:
- Making GDAL Java bindings work
- Using the GDAL/OGR Java bindings with the OSGeo4W environment
- java contains libxml2.dll
- Outdated version of Java is installed OSGeo4W Installer
- Two different version gdal_ecw_jp2ecw.dll caused error
enhancement type tickets:
- Include PROJ Java/JNI bindings