RFR: 8033580: Old debug information in IMPORT_JDK is not removed

Erik Helin erik.helin at oracle.com
Thu Feb 13 12:59:04 PST 2014

Hi Dan,

thanks for reviewing! See my replies inline.

On 02/13/2014 12:40 AM, Daniel D. Daugherty wrote:
>  > http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ehelin/8033580/webrev.00/
> make/Makefile
>      277   ifeq ($(ZIP_DEBUGINFO_FILES),1)
>      278     ifeq ($(OSNAME), windows)
>      279           $(RM) -f $(EXPORT_SERVER_DIR)/jvm.map
> $(EXPORT_SERVER_DIR)/jvm.pdb
>      280     else
>      281           $(RM) -f $(EXPORT_SERVER_DIR)/libjvm.debuginfo
>      282     endif
>      On MacOS X, the debuginfo will be in libjvm.dylib.dSYM so
>      you'll need a MacOS X specific rule. You don't need an
>      update for the JVM_VARIANT_CLIENT version because MacOS X
>      doesn't support the Client VM, but if it did...

Thanks for catching this! I've uploaded a new webrev at:

The same testing was done as for the first patch.

On 02/13/2014 12:40 AM, Daniel D. Daugherty wrote:
> So the above change handles libjvm, but what about the
> other libraries exported by HotSpot? libjsig, libjvm_db,
> and libjvm_dtrace come to mind...

As we discussed, I would like to implement this for libjvm first and 
then take care of the other libraries in a separate patch.


> Dan
> On 2/12/14 8:03 AM, Erik Helin wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> this patch changes how old debug information copied from IMPORT_JDK is
>> treated.
>> When running the copy_*_jdk target, HotSpot's makefiles copies the
>> entire IMPORT_JDK folder, including additional files (such as unzipped
>> debug information). The export_*_jdk targets will then, via the
>> generic_export target, copy the build artifacts via implicit rules to
>> the correct destination in hotspot/build/JDK_IMAGE_DIR.
>> The bug arises when IMPORT_JDK contains unzipped debug info
>> (libjvm.debuginfo) and the make target produces zipped debug info
>> (libjvm.diz), or vice versa. hotspot/build/JDK_IMAGE_DIR will then
>> contain both libjvm.debuginfo and libjvm.diz, but only one of them
>> will match libjvm.so.
>> Finally, the JPRT make targets jprt_build_* just zips
>> hotspot/build/$(JDK_IMAGE_DIR). The zipped JPRT bundle will end up
>> having different zipped and unzipped debug info, since the IMPORT_JDK
>> in JPRT contains libjvm.debuginfo and we build libjvm.diz by default.
>> This patch removes the debug info that we did *not* build. If we build
>> libjvm.diz, then libjvm.debuginfo will be removed (if it exists).
>> Correspondingly, if we build libjvm.debuginfo, then libjvm.diz will be
>> removed (if it exists).
>> Patch:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ehelin/8033580/webrev.00/
>> Bug:
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8033580
>> Testing:
>> - Building in JPRT
>> - Building Linux 32-bit locally on a Linux 64-bit machine
>> - Building Linux 64-bit locally on a Linux 64-bit machine
>> For all of the above, verify that only the correct debug info is
>> present in the output.
>> Thanks,
>> Erik

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