[Fwd: Please review fix for 6819847 [Re: [Fwd: Problems with building jmx for OpenJDK.]]]

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Tue Mar 31 16:49:01 UTC 2009

2009/3/31 Tim Bell <Tim.Bell at sun.com>:
> Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> ERROR: Can't locate pre-built libraries.
>>       Please check your access to
>> /NOT-SET/re/jdk/1.7.0/promoted/latest/openjdk/binaryplugs/linux-amd64
>>       and/or check your value of ALT_BINARY_PLUGS_PATH.
>> Good to know it is in the queue though, as I was going to start
>> porting it over myself.
>> I was confused because this was suggested as a solution to an issue
>> with the binary plugs not working, but it doesn't seem to really be
>> 'in the wild' yet.
> Looks like you set  IMPORT_BINARY_PLUGS=true as stated in the workaround, so
> the build tried to reach for the plugs in the default location.
> You also need to set ALT_BINARY_PLUGS_PATH to point to the plugs you want to
> use.
> Sorry about that - I will update the Workaround on the bug report.
> Tim

In the IcedTea7 build, we simply delete the SNMP hooks with a few rm
invocations and a Makefile patch.  Once b53 appears with
IMPORT_BINARY_PLUGS=false, we'll switch to that.
Andrew :-)

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