First build-infra push to jdk8 -- try out the new build system!
david.holmes at oracle.com
Thu Apr 19 05:55:16 UTC 2012
On 19/04/2012 3:36 PM, Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> autoconf is in the top repo, not the jdk repo.
Doh! See I knew it would be something basic.
> On Apr 19, 2012, at 7:03 AM, David Holmes wrote:
>> On 12/04/2012 7:47 PM, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
>>> The build-infra project  has been working for a while with creating a
>>> new build system. The goals of the project include, but are not limited
>>> to, improved build performance and improved ease of use.
>>> The first part of this project has now been pushed to the jdk8 master
>>> forest. This means that the new build system is available for you to try
>>> out! The old build system is still there, and if you want to continue to
>>> use it, you will notice no difference (for now...).
>>> But if you are interested in trying the new build system, we welcome you
>>> to experiment with it! The basic operation is:
>>> cd common/makefiles
>> I must be missing something basic but when I updated my jdk8 repos I have a new folder called makefiles which seems to be where the new build logic is. But in makefiles there is no autoconf directory.
>> The push to jdk8 does not seem to contain autoconf either:
>>> More information is available in the new build README . If you want
>>> to try the new build system, please read it first.
>>> Please note that the new build system is not yet complete. We do not yet
>>> have full platform support, nor are all parts of the old build converted
>>> (but then we fall back on the old build system), and there are likely to
>>> be bugs. Most of all, we need to have exposure on a wide range of
>>> different build systems, since the reality is always so much messier
>>> than you'd want to believe. :-) Please help us to resolve such issues
>>> early by trying the new build system!
>>> Any questions or discussions on the new build system should be sent to
>>> build-dev at openjdk.java.net.
>>>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/build-infra/index.html
>>>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/build-infra/guide.html
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