RFR: JDK-8072842 Add support for building native JTReg tests
staffan.larsen at oracle.com
Wed Feb 11 08:34:37 UTC 2015
> On 11 feb 2015, at 09:27, Magnus Ihse Bursie <magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com> wrote:
> On 2015-02-11 09:23, David Holmes wrote:
>> On 11/02/2015 6:09 PM, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
>>> On 2015-02-11 02:35, David Holmes wrote:
>>>> Hi Magnus,
>>>> On 11/02/2015 12:23 AM, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
>>>>> Here is an addition to the build system, that will compile native
>>>>> libraries and executables and make them available for JTReg tests
>>>>> written in Java.
>>>> Sorry I'm missing the basics here: when does this compilation take
>>>> place? As part of a normal build? Where will the build artifacts go?
>>> This is the first application of the new test-image/product-images
>>> separation we discussed previously. :)
>>> These tests are built as part of the "test-image" target. (Actually,
>>> they are built by individual rules like build-test-jdk-jtreg-native, and
>>> the relevant parts are put into the test image by
>>> test-image-jdk-jtreg-native, which test-image depends on.)
>> Okay so if I just cd into hotspot/test and use the Makefile to try and run some jtreg tests it looks to me that it will define an invalid -nativepath
> I'm not sure if that is a supported use case. David or Staffan will have to answer to that. I have not tested that, only the "whole forest" approach.
I’ve never done that. I’m always running all make commands from the top level. Is there a problem with that?
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