First build-infra push to jdk8 -- try out the new build system!

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at gmail.com
Sat Apr 21 11:36:39 UTC 2012


Hi Henri,

I believe so yes, Fredrik does have a Mac after all ;-)

Cheers,
Martijn

On 21 April 2012 12:34, Henri Gomez <henri.gomez at gmail.com> wrote:

> New build system has been tested allready on OSX ?
>
> Le 21 avr. 2012 à 09:10, Fredrik Öhrström <oehrstroem at gmail.com> a écrit :
>
> > For the new build you have to explicitly choose release,fastdebug or
> slowdebug.
> > (--with-debug-level=release,fastdebug or slowdebug)
> > So you do not need to turn off fastdebug, it defaults to release.
> >
> > As for the demos and samples. They compile so much faster that there is
> no
> > point in turning them off. 10 seconds on my workstation, and during
> > the incremental
> > they take no detectable time at all.
> >
> > You probably want to do: --with-jvm-variants=server
> > when building on a 32bit machine since the default is client,server
> > (client,server,kernel on 32bit windows) And building extra libjvms does
> take
> > a significant amount of time.
> >
> > //Fredrik
> >
> > 2012/4/21 Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at oracle.com>:
> >> Is there a list of "features" that can be turned on and off?  With the
> old
> >> build, I customize it with environment variables like
> SKIP_FASTDEBUG_BUILD,
> >> NO_DOCS, NO_SAMPLES, and NO_DEMOS, which shaves lots of time off the
> build.
> >>  Are there equivalent configure flags for these?
> >>
> >>
> >> On 4/12/2012 5:47 AM, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> >>>
> >>> The build-infra project [1] 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
> >>> ../autoconf/configure
> >>> make
> >>>
> >>> More information is available in the new build README [2]. 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.
> >>>
> >>> /Magnus
> >>>
> >>> [1] http://openjdk.java.net/projects/build-infra/index.html
> >>> [2] http://openjdk.java.net/projects/build-infra/guide.html
> >>>
> >>
>
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