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We are using the chilkat libraries in a java app that will be deployed to Windows, Linux and Mac. We have downloaded the libraries for Java for all 3 platforms. From a deployment perspective, it seems clear to simply include chilkat.dll for Windows, libchilkat.so for Linux and libchilkat.jnilib for Mac. However, the chilkat.jar file appears to be different for each platform, so I am unsure of how to compile and deploy that dependency. Is the jar file platform dependent as well?

asked Aug 14 '17 at 09:51

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The jar really isn't platform dependent. The Windows version of the jar would include some methods/properties in some classes that are Windows-only. For example, things having to do with Windows Certificate Stores, etc. If your code is cross-platform, then you wouldn't be using any of the Windows specific functionality, so you could pick either the Linux or Mac jar to use for all three systems.

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answered Aug 14 '17 at 20:53

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Great, thanks!

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answered Aug 15 '17 at 07:12

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