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Websphere and "so" files

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I did not where else to place this question(wish there was a Websphere forum!!) I have been writing Java code to populate forms with customized data using the servlets on the FDF toolkit. I am using the Domino Servlet Engine on Windows NT currently which work fine, but my company has required running the servlet on a Websphere Application Server on AIX. Since AIX does not accept dlls, I probably need to use ".so" files to use the shared libraries that the toolkit provides. I then downloaded the fdf toolkit for UNIX and got a file called libfdftk.so out of there and placed it on my AIX server. Where do I go from there? How do I get the servlets to recognize that file? Don't know hardly anything about AIX or how to tell Websphere to use that file as a shared library file. Thanks.
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All ".so" file and ".o" files have to be in you LD_LIBRARY_PATH which in java terms in you java.library.path system variable. You can put in the Web Sphere's lib directory I believe that's in the LD_LIRBARY_PATH but you might find that your ".so" file is dependent on other files.
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If you check the admin.conf file for web sphere you should see which directories it uses for it's library path
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reasonable answer although I abondoned using so files..
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