[8u-dev] Request for Approval for CR

Rob McKenna rob.mckenna at oracle.com
Sun Mar 18 16:48:54 UTC 2018



On 17/03/18 21:17, Kevin Walls wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to request approval to push a backport of:
> JBS: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8027584
> 9 changeset: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9/dev/rev/a757bcc8bbe4
> 8u webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kevinw/8027584/webrev.00/
> It's actually a clean backport/import, except the change of
> DATE_WHEN_GENERATED which is a date, which I set to the current time when I
> built this change recently.
> This bug hits people building on Windows on certain versions of cygwin, and
> builds fail with a really quite obscure file not found error which appears
> to make no sense, then you find JDK-8027584.  Yes you can "bash configure
> --disable-ccache" and carry but I don't think everybody should need to know
> that every time.  8-) The change lets me build OK on my laptop where I
> previously hit that problem, and in JPRT runs on all the jdk 8 platforms.
> Many thanks
> Kevin

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