[PATCH FOR REVIEW]: Make source/target options explicit for CORBA bootstrap tools
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Tue Aug 18 16:13:07 UTC 2009
2009/8/18 Jonathan Gibbons <Jonathan.Gibbons at sun.com>:
> If this is a patch for jdk7, it does not appear to be a patch to a recent
> of 7.
It's against b69 which is the latest release (from Friday). The
patches are against the IcedTea forest so builds can be tested with
IcedTea as well.
Specifically, you do not seem to have the recent changeset to set
> the source/target used to compile JDK to 7. 
Er... yes I do:
# Add the source level
LANGUAGE_VERSION = -source 7
JAVACFLAGS += $(LANGUAGE_VERSION)
# Add the class version we want
TARGET_CLASS_VERSION = 7
CLASS_VERSION = -target $(TARGET_CLASS_VERSION)
JAVACFLAGS += $(CLASS_VERSION)
JAVACFLAGS += -encoding ascii
JAVACFLAGS += -classpath $(BOOTDIR)/lib/tools.jar
JAVACFLAGS += $(OTHER_JAVACFLAGS)
but these only cover the rt classes and not the bootstrap classes.
> While your patch does not directly conflict with any edits in that patch,
> while the effect of your patch looks OK, in that patch I was extending the
> precedent of TARGET_CLASS_VERSION to have an explicit macro for
> (just) the version number, so that it is easy to change the value of (just)
> the version number from the command line.
> With that in mind, I would suggest something like the following for your
> BOOT_SOURCE_LANGUAGE_VERSION = 6
> BOOT_TARGET_CLASS_VERSION = 6
> BOOT_JAVACFLAGS += -encoding ascii -source $(BOOT_SOURCE_LANGUAGE_VERSION)
> -target $(BOOT_TARGET_CLASS_VERSION)
I didn't copy this for the 6 changes because I didn't immediately see
the point of using variables just for this single use. I forgot that
it is possible to override these from the command line, so I've update
> -- Jon
> On Aug 18, 2009, at 5:24 AM, Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> Currently the javac calls for building the bootstrap tools (not the
>> classes for the final JDK, which correctly now use source and target
>> 7) don't set an explicit source and target version.
>> The webrev:
>> sets these to 6 explicitly, as happens in the Ant builds performed by
>> langtools/jaxp/jaxws. This is noticeable especially when using ecj as
>> the bootstrap javac as it defaults to a version < 1.5, and the build
>> Ok to push?
>> Andrew :-)
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