RFR(S) 8134898: Small fixes found during JVMCI work

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Thu Sep 3 11:22:08 UTC 2015

On 2/09/2015 9:59 AM, Vladimir Kozlov wrote:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kvn/8134898/webrev/
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8134898
> During review of JVMCI changes we were asked to push not related small
> changes separately.
> Removed jre/ from jdk paths in makefiles since jdk9 does not have it
> anymore.

JDK9 also does not have rt.jar anymore so much of what is in  this area 
of make/Makefile seems unused and unworking.

> Solaris vm.make and buildtree.make missed changes other unix platforms
> have.


Does Shark even exist on Solaris? Has this been tested?


> Fix type in doc.
> Added -DCHECK_UNHANDLED_OOPS to debug build. I very strongly want to do
> that.
> It is the only incompatibility in memory layout between fastdebug and
> debug VM. We maintained such compatibility for long time and it was
> broken with 7195622 changes.
> For AOT project it is very important to keep compatibility because we
> use fastdebug VM for JAOTC tool to compile aot code and we want to be
> able use debug VM to debug execution of aot code.
> Note, using debug VM with JAOTC will take 5-10 times longer to compile.
> Thanks,
> Vladimir

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