RFR (XXS): 7130404: [macosx] "os.arch" value should be "x86_64" for compatibility with Apple JDK6
paul.hohensee at oracle.com
Wed Feb 22 09:49:56 PST 2012
On 2/21/12 6:08 PM, James Melvin wrote:
> Thanks for the reviews! Updated webrevs with all comments...
> Main changes were to refine the use of string compares for Mac OS X...
> < osName.startsWith("Mac OS")
> > osName.contains("OS X")
> Any final comments? A decision has not yet been made to include this
> change or not. I'll provide an update when there's progress.
> - Jim
> On 2/20/12 4:02 PM, James Melvin wrote:
>> To maintain compatibility with Apple JDKs, a proposal will be made to
>> change the 'os.arch' system property from 'amd64' to 'x86_64' on Mac OS
>> X. Minor changes are required to the following repositories, for which
>> I've provided webrevs...
>> JPRT job (2012-02-20-203901.jmelvin.hotspot)
>> Notepad, SwingSet2, SPECjbb2005
>> This change will also impact a small number of internal tests and RE
>> scripts. The bundle names will also reflect the change amd64 -> x86_64.
>> HotSpot changes can be integrated first, with the JDK changes in the
>> following promotion. Should the proposal be rejected for 7u4, I
>> obviously withdraw the bugfix.
>> Feedback welcome,
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