jdk/src/solaris - time to re-visit it?
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Nov 23 15:56:11 UTC 2011
On 23/11/2011 13:33, Fredrik Öhrström wrote:
> I have.... no suprise there I guess ;-). If you read
> CompileJavaClasses.gmk in build-infra/jdk7/jdk/make
> you can see the hoops we need to go through to filter out platform
> specific classes in share/classes
> and linux specific classes in solaris/classes etc etc.
Yes, I've looked at CompileJavaClasses.gmk where it is essentially has
to filter the classes in src/solaris because there are classes for more
than one platform.
I just wonder whether it's time to re-visit that so that code for a
specific platform is in its own src/<platform> tree (<module> goes in
there once the code is restructured on module lines). It fits with the
new build infra in that the code in src/solaris should ultimately (may
take a long time) be changed to be based on capabilities rather than
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