Build openJDK with Developer Options

David Holmes david.holmes at
Sun May 6 11:56:35 UTC 2012

On 5/05/2012 1:25 AM, Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> What do you consider "develop options"?

I'm presuming we are referring to the Hotspot "develop" flags defined in 
globals.hpp and friends.


> -kto
> On May 4, 2012, at 3:02 AM, David Holmes wrote:
>> On 4/05/2012 6:02 AM, Xin Tong wrote:
>>> I built openJDK. but i found that some of the options are not enabled.
>>> i.e. in my build, only product options are available, develop options
>>> are not. How can I build a openJDK with the develop options enabled ?
>>> I also do not want a debug build, as the overall performance of debug
>>> build and prod build could be very different.
>> You would build a fastdebug build to get the develop options but be faster than a debug build. If you want develop options in a product build then you would have to change them to product options - even then you'd need to be sure that the code that implements those options is available in a product build.
>> David

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