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  2. JDK-8066474

Remove the lib/$ARCH directory from Linux and Solaris images

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      linux, solaris

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      The lib/$ARCH directory is present only in Linux and Solaris images.
      It contains native-code shared objects (.so files) for the VM and the
      libraries. It's a vestigial remnant of images that could support
      multiple CPU architectures, which is no longer a requirement; on Mac
      OS and Windows such files have always been placed directly in the
      `lib` directory.

      Let's simplify things: Move all the content of lib/$ARCH up one
      level in Linux and Solaris images, and then remove lib/$ARCH.

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              • Assignee:
                erikj Erik Joelsson
                Reporter:
                mr Mark Reinhold
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