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[SOLVED] Failed to locate library: lwjgl.dll

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[SOLVED] Failed to locate library: lwjgl.dll
« on: January 15, 2017, 13:51:50 »
First of all,  thanks to the LWJGL teams, is to the people who actively participate in the project, you do great work!
I download the version 3.1.1 build 16, ZIP Bundle with presets "Minimal OpenGL". With Windows, macOs et Linux natives.

I use IntelliJ IDEA as IDE, I normally followed correctly the configuration of the project (surely not seen that I have error ^^),https://github.com/LWJGL/lwjgl3-wiki/wiki/1.2.-Install#intellij-idea. I have included the natives (see pictures).

But I encounter the following error that I can not correct. I am not a professional in Java and I think the problem is all stupid. "Failed to locate library: lwjgl.dll"
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[LWJGL] Version: 3.1.1 build 16
[LWJGL] OS: Windows 10 v10.0
[LWJGL] JRE: 1.8.0_111 amd64
[LWJGL] JVM: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM v25.111-b14 by Oracle Corporation
[LWJGL] Loading library (system): lwjgl
[LWJGL] lwjgl.dll not found in java.library.path
[LWJGL] Failed to load a library. Possible solutions:
a) Set -Djava.library.path or -Dorg.lwjgl.librarypath to the directory that contains the shared libraries.
b) Add the JAR(s) containing the shared libraries to the classpath.
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: Failed to locate library: lwjgl.dll
at org.lwjgl.system.Library.loadSystem(Library.java:123)
at org.lwjgl.system.Library.<clinit>(Library.java:53)
at org.lwjgl.system.MemoryAccessJNI.<clinit>(MemoryAccessJNI.java:13)
at org.lwjgl.system.Pointer.<clinit>(Pointer.java:22)
at org.lwjgl.system.Platform.mapLibraryNameBundled(Platform.java:76)
at org.lwjgl.glfw.GLFW.<clinit>(GLFW.java:566)
at com.dezeiraud.engine.Display.init(Display.java:31)
at com.dezeiraud.engine.Display.<init>(Display.java:19)
at com.dezeiraud.engine.CoreEngine.<init>(CoreEngine.java:28)
at com.dezeiraud.main.Main.main(Main.java:13)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:498)
at com.intellij.rt.execution.application.AppMain.main(AppMain.java:147)
So the problem concerns a priori of the dll path, however being given that they are normally included in a jar I do not know what to do.
Thank you for taking the time to read my post, hoping you can enlighten me!

I apologize for my bad English,
Best Regards.
« Last Edit: January 15, 2017, 19:30:26 by Brouilles »


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Re: [BUG] Failed to locate library: lwjgl.dll
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2017, 15:33:13 »
The lwjgl-*-natives-* jar files should be added as "Classes", not as "Native Library Locations". They must be in the classpath for LWJGL to automatically discover, extract and load them.

I think that "Native Library Locations" in IntelliJ only works if it points to folder locations, with pre-extracted native libraries. It probably passes those folders as paths to -Djava.library.path. LWJGL supports this too, but it means you must extract the native libraries from the jars yourself.

Re: [BUG] Failed to locate library: lwjgl.dll
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2017, 19:29:52 »
That was actually the problem, thank you for taking the time to answer me !
Best Regards.