[PATCH REVIEW]: Include Shark code in the build again
Dr Andrew John Hughes
ahughes at redhat.com
Wed Mar 30 13:31:15 PDT 2011
On 09:42 Wed 30 Mar , Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> On Mar 30, 2011, at 9:26 AM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> > This change (arrived at by both myself and Gary Benson separately):
> > http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~gbenson/zero-shark-fixes-04-1/
> > fixes the issue by adding Shark back into the mix.
> > Kelly, can you approve these build changes?
> Looks fine to me.
Thanks, so now I just need a HotSpot dev to give it a bug ID and push it through
their JPRT thing...
> Although overall, I don't understand why someone used so many := assignments.
> I usually reserve := for special assignments that require a shell or complex evaluation.
> The := forces an expansion of the right side on the spot, so any later changes to the
> variables used on the right will have no impact on your variable. In Makefiles, that's
> usually what you don't want, but I suppose there are cases where that is expected.
> By using := all the time, you have created a specific order dependency on the variables, but
> whatever, ...
I've never really used := either, and I see your point, but that's not really something to change
in this changeset :-)
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