Need reviewer: No fastdebug builds by default

Erik Trimble erik.trimble at
Thu Feb 3 02:08:23 UTC 2011

On 2/2/2011 5:59 PM, Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> Need reviewer: No fastdebug builds by default
> One word change. Default builds from the root will be faster due to 
> not building the fastdebug images.
> This change is in the open repository but will only impact our closed 
> jdk builds.
> Currently when building the openjdk from the top of the forest, it 
> only builds one image, the so
> called "product" image. This change does the same for closed jdk7 builds.
> FYI.. The fastdebug builds are built with slightly lower native 
> compiler optimization levels,
> all assert checking enabled, and include more debug information. The 
> java classes may also
> include local variable debugging information. These are mostly for 
> developers but can be used
> to isolate runtime issues in a jdk.
> Anyone wanting both builds or the old behavior would need to use:
>    make SKIP_FASTDEBUG_BUILD=false
> 7014634: By default, only build the product bits with a closed jdk 
> build (like openjdk does)
> -kto

I'm assuming there will be modifications to JPRT to allow it to continue 
to build fastdebug, with a proper option to the jprt submit?

Erik Trimble
Java System Support
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Phone:  x17195
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