mvfranz at gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 22:01:01 PDT 2009
It has been a few months since I was looking at this. Did you ever find the
more extensive patches to fix this issue?
With the release of IcedTea 1.11 I am once again trying to compile the
bsd-port repo on linux using IcedTea.
On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 2:25 AM, Greg Lewis <glewis at eyesbeyond.com> wrote:
> G'day Michael,
> On Wed, Feb 04, 2009 at 08:37:03PM -0500, Michael Franz wrote:
> > I have been working on compiling the bsd-port repo on linux and ran into
> > following issue. fdlibm.h includes machine/endian.h, this does not work
> > linux, there is no such file. I removed the include and it works find on
> > X. Based on the limited research I did, including machine/endian.h
> > not be done. sys/types.h should be used instead.
> > I have included the patch to remove the un-necessary include. Can this
> > someone test this on the other BSDs?
> It will work, but it basically works by accident. Which is what it does
> now anyway. We did have more extensive patches to this file in an earlier
> port that made it work correctly, I'll see if I can dig them out.
> If you look at what the code does, it basically checks for _LITTLE_ENDIAN
> being defined as an indicator that this is a little endian platform. This
> is incorrect on BSD (except for maybe OS X) since both _LITTLE_ENDIAN and
> _BIG_ENDIAN are defined on all architectures and to determine the
> endianness the correct thing to do is to check on BYTE_ORDER. It happens
> to work right now because there are no supported big endian platforms that
> Java has been ported to for BSD.
> I'm not sure how this works on OS X either before or after your change
> since machine/endian.h on OS X (or rather i386/endian.h) doesn't appear
> to define _LITTLE_ENDIAN (but rather __DARWIN_LITTLE_ENDIAN).
> I think the right thing probably looks something like
> #ifdef _ALLBSD_SOURCE
> #include <machine/endian.h>
> #elif __linux__
> #include <endian.h>
> And then where it currently does '#ifdef _LITTLE_ENDIAN' instead do
> #if (defined(__solaris__) && defined(_LITTLE_ENDIAN)) || \
> BYTE_ORDER == LITTLE_ENDIAN
> but I haven't tried that or dug out our previous changes.
> > --- a/src/share/native/java/lang/fdlibm/include/fdlibm.h Tue Oct 28
> > 20:35:48 2008 -0400
> > +++ b/src/share/native/java/lang/fdlibm/include/fdlibm.h Wed Feb 04
> > 20:32:35 2009 -0500
> > @@ -27,7 +27,6 @@
> > #ifdef __OpenBSD__
> > #include <sys/types.h>
> > #endif
> > -#include <machine/endian.h>
> > #include "jfdlibm.h"
> Greg Lewis Email : glewis at eyesbeyond.com
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