Need reviewer: No fastdebug builds by default

Kelly O'Hair kelly.ohair at
Thu Feb 3 02:20:28 UTC 2011

On Feb 2, 2011, at 6:06 PM, Igor Nekrestyanov wrote:

> Change itself looks ok to me.
> Does it mean that RE will need to change the way promotion builds  
> are launched?

Yes. I'll co-ordinate with RE.


> -igor
> On 2/2/11 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

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