hotspot build problems

Dr Andrew John Hughes ahughes at
Fri Dec 10 15:55:20 UTC 2010

On 07:24 Fri 10 Dec     , Per Bothner wrote:
> On 12/10/2010 12:36 AM, Vikram Aroskar wrote:
> > not a hotspot or build issue. NFS problem in releasing file locks.
> > please move all your workspace and build output directory to local
> > machine harddisk and try again.
> I'm quite sure that's not it.  I have never installed or setup NFS
> on this laptop - and I installed Fedora 14 from scratch on it recently.
> On 12/10/2010 07:10 AM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> > Easiest thing to try is to set ALT_OUTPUTDIR to a directory on a local
> > disk.  I've not had problems with having the source on NFS but I always
> > build to a local disk.
> The log file shows:
> ALT_OUTPUTDIR=/home/bothner/Java/jdk7/build/linux-i586/hotspot/outputdir
> which is local.

Ah ok, I just went on Vikram's comment from the last mail without
actually studying any logs.

> I'll try disabling SELinux and see if that makes a difference.

I've built OpenJDK on Fedora in the past (and we regularly do to
create the RPMs).  As I recall, SELinux was an issue previously
(Andrew Haley may know more on this), but AFAIK I have it turned on
and haven't experienced problems.  In fact, there are SELinux
workarounds in hotspot/make/linux/makefiles/vm.make.

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> 	--Per Bothner
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