RFR: Changes to disable and/or remove Solaris 32-bit from JDK8
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Sep 9 08:26:28 UTC 2013
On 09/09/2013 04:28, David Holmes wrote:
> I know this already exist but I thought binaries were disallowed in
> the open repo?
Right, we don't want binary files checked in. The test needs to exercise
System.inheritedChannel and so requires launching the VM with
stdin/stdout/stderr connected to various types of networking sockets (to
emulate launching from inetd/xnetd). That's an awkward scenario to setup
so the test uses a custom launcher. We originally checked it in because
we couldn't assume there would be compilers installed on all machines
running the test. There's a bug open (JDK-6930061) to look at
alternatives. It's not blocker to Kumar's changes of course.
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