RFR: 8256012: Fix build of Monocle for Linux

Johan Vos jvos at openjdk.java.net
Fri Dec 11 21:07:56 UTC 2020

On Sat, 7 Nov 2020 23:13:48 GMT, John Neffenger <github.com+1413266+jgneff at openjdk.org> wrote:

> This pull request fixes the error when building embedded JavaFX for Linux.
> The error occurs because `MonocleGLFactory.c` does not define the macro `__USE_GNU` before including the header file `dlfcn.h`. The two lines in the conditional group "`#ifndef ANDROID`" below have no effect because the header file has already been included at that point, and the header contains include guards to ignore subsequent attempts.
> MonocleGLFactory.c
> ...
> #include <EGL/egl.h>
> #include "eglUtils.h"
> #include "../PrismES2Defs.h"
> #include "com_sun_prism_es2_MonocleGLContext.h"
> #ifndef ANDROID
> #define __USE_GNU
> #include <dlfcn.h>
> #endif
> ...
> The `-H` option of `gcc` prints the name of each header file used. Its output shows that `egl.h` ends up including `dlfcn.h` indirectly, but without the required macro definition.
> $ grep -e 'EGL/egl.h' -e 'eglUtils.h' -e 'dlfcn.h' headers.log
> . opt/vc/include/EGL/egl.h
> ...... usr/include/dlfcn.h
> ....... usr/include/arm-linux-gnueabihf/bits/dlfcn.h
> . monocle/eglUtils.h
> For the proposed fix, I referred to the page of the *Linux Programmer's Manual* at "`man dlsym`" which states, "The `_GNU_SOURCE` feature test macro must be defined in order to obtain the definitions of `RTLD_DEFAULT` and `RTLD_NEXT` from `<dlfcn.h>`." I also used information in the following two Stack Overflow conversations:
> * ['RTLD_NEXT' undeclared][1]
> * [_GNU_SOURCE and __USE_GNU][2]
> [1]: https://stackoverflow.com/q/1777397
> [2]: https://stackoverflow.com/q/7296963

@jgneff this looks good to be merged now. You can integrate it and then I will sponsor this.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jfx/pull/350

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