RFR (S): 8147943 jvmti.h generated with GPL header

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Sep 21 02:43:40 UTC 2016

On 20/09/2016 11:33, serguei.spitsyn at oracle.com wrote:
> Please, review the fix for:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8147943
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sspitsyn/webrevs/2016/hotspot/8147943-jvmti-header.hs1/
> Summary:
>   The problem is that the 
> build/*/hotspot/variant-server/gensrc/jvmvtifiles/jvmti.h
>   is currently generated with the GPL copyright comment.
>   The JDK version of the header that we ship must havethe GPL + 
> "Classpath" exception.
>   So that the file is taken from the version that is checked into the 
> jdk repository:
> jdk/src/java.base/share/native/include/jvmti.h.
The patch looks okay to me but I just wonder if it would be worth trying 
to consume license template from <top>/make/templates rather than having 
it in jvmtiLib.xsl - you may have looked at this ready and discounted it.


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