Name clashes - was: Re: [RFR]: 8186723: Add SuperH as new architecture for linux

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz glaubitz at
Thu Aug 24 11:21:45 UTC 2017

On 08/24/2017 12:28 PM, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 12:05 PM, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <glaubitz at <mailto:glaubitz at>> wrote:
> > > On 08/24/2017 11:57 AM, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
>         Ah, I see it. "sh" was introduced by you in JDK-8186313 in platform.m4 (VAR_CPU).
>         I just wondered why this macro was so shortish and whether we would risk potential
>         name clashes with other macros.
>     I wanted to discuss this in a separate issue.
> Sure.

Ok, so let's continue here as I'm not sure whether this issue should be addressed
before merging the above changeset.  In my opinion, it's generally rather suboptimal
approach to use any global defines without surrounding underscores. But I am currently
undecided what would be the best approach to resolve this problem.


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