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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-6950375

Remove msvcrt.dll from the Windows JRE bundles

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      No one has a good explanation why in JDK6 we still
      ship the old VC 6 msvcrt.dll alongside the msvcr71.dll in JDK.
      Perhaps for convenience of some 3rd party JNI library that might have
      been built against it and relied on our copy ?

      Or perhaps because no one was able to be sure we weren't still using it.

      I don't see any such use and as we upgrade to VS2010 and msvcr100.dll
      we can't keep dragging along every older DLL at the same time, particularly
      since each newer DLL is bigger than the last.
      At least if we remove the 260K (or more?) of msvcrt.dll, it can compensate
      for the size increase of msvcr100.dll over msvcr71.dll

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              ohair Kelly Ohair (Inactive)
              prr Philip Race
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