Solaris fastdebug build: gobjcopy?

David Holmes david.holmes at
Mon Oct 21 17:22:53 PDT 2013

On 22/10/2013 9:31 AM, Weijun Wang wrote:
> On 10/21/13 9:18 PM, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
>> 21 okt 2013 kl. 14:28 skrev Weijun Wang < at>:
>>> This is a full build, but I run configure on one machine and make
>>> from another.
>> That is not a supported use case. Configure checks the local machine
>> and prepares the build.
> Yes I know.
> On the other hand, since the build process is able to workaround with
> the missing tool at the earlier stages it should be able to do that later.

The whole point of the configure step is to identify all the build tools 
and dependencies etc and resolve them. It makes no sense to run 
configure on one machine and make on another.

That aside I still think there may be a bug in the hotspot makefiles.


> If you think it's worth an enhancement I'll file a bug.
> Thanks
> Max
>> /Magnus
>>> Doing both on the same machine without gobjcopy runs fine.
>>> Thanks
>>> Max
>>> On 10/21/13 7:38 PM, David Holmes wrote:
>>>> If gobjcopy is
>>>> installed somewhere then ALT_OBJCOPY can be set to point to it. Was
>>>> this
>>>> part of a full build? The configure process might also find gobjcopy
>>>> and
>>>> set the appropriate variables.
>>>> David
>>>>> Thanks
>>>>> Max

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