Fwd: Project Proposal: Build Infrastructure Changes

Steve Poole spoole at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Apr 26 07:59:32 UTC 2011


On 24/04/11 18:12, Kelly O'Hair wrote:
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> FYI...
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> I sent this, but I'm not seeing any record it was received... :^(
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> -kto
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> Begin forwarded message:
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>> *From: *Kelly O'Hair <kelly.ohair at oracle.com 
>> <mailto:kelly.ohair at oracle.com>>
>> *Date: *April 22, 2011 16:49:29 PM PDT
>> *To: *announce at openjdk.java.net <mailto:announce at openjdk.java.net>
>> *Subject: **Project Proposal: Build Infrastructure Changes*
>> *Reply-To: *discuss at openjdk.java.net <mailto:discuss at openjdk.java.net>
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>> Project Proposal: Build Infrastructure Changes
>> In accordance with the OpenJDK guidelines for projects [1], I hereby
>> propose the OpenJDK Project "Build Infrastructure Changes".
>> This Project will be used for developing major changes to the JDKbuildprocess.
>> A list of some of the goals include:
>>    * Drastically improving the turnaround on full builds
>>    * Provide a reliable way for incremental builds to work
>>    * Simplify the makefiles drastically avoiding unnecessary nested makes
>>    * Allow for parallel building with make -j
>>    * Allow for 32bit builds to happen on 64bit systems
>>    * Allow for use of more portable build tools (compilers etc.) where possible
    Can I add support for alternative JVM's ?
>> This work will be done in a separate set of repositories.
>> I propose this project be sponsored by the Build Group [2] and that I
>> be the initial moderator of the project.
>>
>> [1]http://openjdk.java.net/projects/
>> [2]http://openjdk.java.net/groups/build/  <http://openjdk.java.net/groups/hotspot/>
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