Task: to use a jar, that requires platform dependent libraries.
What was done: created a local maven repository, installed jar file and dll file there.
I am not sure that there's a good reason to mix technologies.
Jar files are almost always Java objects, and dll's are usually "dynamic link libraries" built in a C variant. To "import a dll" in a java based system such as JIRA, you'll have to provide a whole framework to support your dll and translate between the two technologies.
Could you step back and explain what you are trying to achieve? Not the "I want to use X for Y", but what the end goal is for the user?
That does not answer the question. I specifically asked you not to say "use X for Y". What is the end goal for the user?
Also, whatever you're doing, is there a Java library for it? Because if not, you'll have to implement a whole framework inside your add-on.
Have similar use case. Need to integrate JNI app that includes jar, dll, and lib files. Have substantial legacy code accessing app from different languages and frameworks. Can't practically tell vendor to rebuild app from native C code using maven, need to provide our own solution. Our use case doesn't seem technically difficult in principle---it's only four files.
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