RFR: Changes to disable and/or remove Solaris 32-bit from JDK8
David M. Lloyd
david.lloyd at redhat.com
Fri Sep 6 17:23:48 UTC 2013
Another thing to consider is that there may be more "modes" than just
32/64 as time goes on (x32 on Intel springs to mind). Whether that's an
argument for keeping dual mode, or dropping it even faster, I'm not sure.
On 09/06/2013 12:20 PM, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> Google is interested in using DUAL_MODE on Linux and would prefer that at
> least the code to support DUAL_MODE is not removed. I see that you are not
> removing DUAL_MODE, just disabling it for Solaris.
> I would prefer to see DUAL_MODE semi-supported with all OSes, and make
> support for DUAL_MODE a deployment time decision. If you don't create the
> 32-bit/64-bit overlays, then the -d32 and -d64 flags simply won't find the
> alternate set of binaries. Does anyone else in openjdk-land like the
> ability to use -d32 and -d64?
> I would like to see DUAL_MODE defined as follows, independent of OS:
> #if defined(LIBARCH32NAME) && defined(LIBARCH64NAME)
> # define DUAL_MODE
> I'm unhappy that below you are undefing DUAL_MODE even if a user went out
> of their way to define it. You could more simply remove
> #define DUAL_MODE
> #ifdef __solaris__-# define DUAL_MODE+# ifdef DUAL_MODE+# undef
> DUAL_MODE+# endif
> On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 9:47 AM, Kumar Srinivasan <
> kumar.x.srinivasan at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Please review the changes to remove Solaris 32-bit binaries from JDK8
>> at this time the dual mode support in the launcher is being disabled.
>> Message regarding this:
>> The jdk changes are here:
>> The top forest changes are here:
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