[PATCH FOR REVIEW]: Support the alpha architecture
kelly.ohair at oracle.com
Thu Jun 3 10:36:01 PDT 2010
Basic change seems harmless to me, the _ARCH_ definition is a little
concerning, do we need
that definition for all arch's or just alpha?
I hate to pollute this already overpopulated arch naming mess. :^(
CPP_ARCH_FLAGS = -DARCH='"$(ARCH)"'
# Alpha arch does not like "alpha" defined (potential general arch
cleanup issue here)
CPP_ARCH_FLAGS += -D$(ARCH)
CPP_ARCH_FLAGS += -D_$(ARCH)_
CPPFLAGS_COMMON = $(CPP_ARCH_FLAGS) -DLINUX $(VERSION_DEFINES) \
-D_LARGEFILE64_SOURCE -D_GNU_SOURCE -D_REENTRANT
Just a suggestion. One of these days, the whole ARCH issue needs to be
cleaned up, just not sure that will ever happen. :^(
Filed this bug for you.
6958257: Add support for alpha
On Jun 3, 2010, at 9:59 AM, Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> The webrev:
> extends the build changes added as part of the Zero assembler port to
> also support the alpha architecture. This has been used in IcedTea6
> since July 2008.
> The change to ARCH is necessary so we don't get -Dalpha which
> conflicts with the use of variables named 'alpha' in the source code.
> ARCH is defined as before for non-alpha architectures.
> Ok to push to the build forest? If so, can I have a bug ID?
> Andrew :-)
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