FYI: Fix typo in configure.ac
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Fri Feb 13 14:00:05 PST 2009
2009/2/13 Joseph D. Darcy <Joe.Darcy at sun.com>:
> Matthias Klose wrote:
>> Andrew John Hughes schrieb:
>>> Fixing a typo which prevents NIO2 being disabled... :(
>>> 2009-02-12 Andrew John Hughes <ahughes at redhat.com>
>>> * configure.ac:
>>> Fix typo in --enable-nio2.
>> maybe we should disable nio2 by default on all archs except amd64 and
>> ix86. It
>> currently builds on other archs, but the vm crashes on the first test in
>> jtreg testsuite. The code itself has comments inside
>> UnixNativeDispatcher.c that
>> it doesn't work on anything else.
>> The code continues to hardcode the use of functions (here fstatat) based
>> experience from the coder (#if defined(__linux__) ...). The assertion is
>> enough. You seem to need a recent glibc as well. How could upstream be
>> to use autoconf checks (AC_CHECK_FUNC) and use these instead?
> Alan Bateman is the right upstream person to talk to for nio2 issues.
> Kelly and Mark R. should be involved in any discussions about changing the
> fundamental build infrastructure to use autoconf or other techniques than
> what are currently being used. Patches to update the upstream code base to
> use new techniques wouldn't hurt the chances of the new techniques being
> adopted :-)
> Note that besides Linux, the OpenJDK build also needs to work well on
> Solaris and windows.
Well the intention wouldn't be to alter the experience for Solaris and
Windows users, just to make it easier for GNU/Linux users :)
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