RFR: 8214533 IBM-29626C is required for AIX default charset

Ichiroh Takiguchi takiguc at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Dec 10 12:21:23 UTC 2018

Hello Roger, Magnus and Alan.
I may need to put alias information into charsets file.
stdcs-xxx cannot handle this information...

Still AIX needs IBM-29626C charset for default encoding...

I appreciate if you give me further suggestions.

Ichiroh Takiguchi

On 2018-12-10 20:50, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 10/12/2018 11:01, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
>> On 2018-12-07 21:20, Roger Riggs wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> It is a nice feature that charsets are selected at build time using 
>>> the stdcs-xxx files.
>>> This change breaks that pattern and embeds os specific information in 
>>> more than one place.
>>> That does not seem like an improvement.  Is there any alternative?
>> I agree. Why is it not enough just to add it to stdcs-aix?
> My reading of the patch is that the "os" key is to avoid generating it
> on non-AIX platforms, it will otherwise end up in jdk.charsets on
> non-AIX platforms. The general direction is welcome but I think
> further work and discussion will be needed to get the right set of
> changes to support filtering in the build. It can probably be
> separated from the changes to add IBM-29626C to AIX's java.base.
> -Alan

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