Need reviewer: No fastdebug builds by default

Kelly O'Hair kelly.ohair at
Thu Feb 3 21:44:44 UTC 2011

On Feb 3, 2011, at 10:41 AM, CHRISTINE.LU at ORACLE.COM wrote:

> Kelly,
> webrev looks good.
> RE script takes product or fastdebug as a parameter and pass it to  
> make:
> if [ $build_variant_arg = "fastdebug" ]; then
>   gnumake all SKIP_PRODUCT_BUILD=true $newarg $OP $JUNIT

If this line above is supposed to build fastdebug, you need to change  
it to:
$newarg $OP $JUNIT

> elif [ $build_variant_arg = "product" ]; then
>   gnumake all SKIP_FASTDEBUG_BUILD=true $newarg $OP $JUNIT

The above is fine.

> else
>   gnumake all $newarg $OP $JUNIT

If this line above is supposed to build both, you need to change it to:
   gnumake all SKIP_FASTDEBUG_BUILD=false $newarg $OP $JUNIT

> fi
> Instead of settting SKIP_FASTDEBUG_BUILD=false,
> does setting SKIP_PRODUCT_BUILD=true (first if condition) cause none  
> of product and fastdebug get built?


You can make these changes anytime too, won't hurt the current  


> Thanks
> Christine
> David Katleman (Oracle) wrote:
>> Looks fine Kelly.
>>       Dave
>> 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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