<AWT Dev> RfR JDK-8055831 Open Source Java Access Bridge
erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Tue Mar 24 16:36:54 UTC 2015
Actually, I just noticed that we are indeed setting -def: to the linker.
Please leave the .def files in the patch.
On 2015-03-24 15:55, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> On 2015-03-24 14:08, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
>>> JavaAccessBridge.DEF is pretty empty. I'll see if the build will work
>>> without it.
>>> WinAccessBridge.DEF seems like it might be needed. What do you think?
>> Is it accessed by the compiler? Unless it is given as input to the
>> compiler or linker command line, it is not used in the build. Unless
>> the microsoft compiler does some magic trick and picks up files
>> unasked based on filename, that is. (Unlikely but not impossible, but
>> I'd like to see that proved.)
> The .DEF file is not used unless the linker is called with '-def
> file.def'. AFAIK, we never did that in the jdk build. More info can be
> found here:
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