What is ARCH on Mac

Kirk Pepperdine kirk at kodewerk.com
Fri Mar 9 02:31:18 PST 2012


File a bug 'cos Mac's are Intel, not AMD. It's been a while but I've seen some questionable code in the JDK w.r.t. testing for OSX. Maybe with the merge this is coming back to bite???


On 2012-03-09, at 11:25 AM, Weijun Wang wrote:

> Hi All
> I'm quite confused on this. I'm able to build openjdk-8 on my Mac and the build is inside build/macosx-amd64 direcory. The "make sanity" command also shows ARCH=amd64. However, if I go into the test directory and run "make" there, it's trying to test against build/macosx-i586. Then I find out it's because on my system "uname -m" returns i386.
> Is there any problem with my system?
> Thanks
> Max

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