code review for second hotspot FDS gobjcopy work around (7165598)

serguei.spitsyn at oracle.com serguei.spitsyn at oracle.com
Thu May 24 07:52:25 UTC 2012


I do not see any issues with that webrev.
Looks good.

Thanks,
Serguei

On 5/23/12 12:59 PM, Daniel D. Daugherty wrote:
> Greetings,
>
> This is a hotspot code review request for the second of a pair of
> Full Debug Symbols gobjcopy work arounds on Solaris. The first
> hotspot FDS gobjcopy work around was reviewed using bug 7165060
> and that fixed the dtrace test failures.
>
> The gobjcopy utility also crashes due to empty sections with the
> SHF_ALLOC flagset on Solaris X64 objects. This causes build
> failures.
>
> The first new temporary work around tool is add_gnu_debuglink
> and it was added by 7165060.The second new temporary work around
> tool is:
>
> fix_empty_sec_hdr_flags - removes the SHF_ALLOC flag from empty
>     sections in ELF objects.
>
> These temporary work arounds are only needed until the proper
> Solaris 10 Update 6 patches are made available. The two patches
> are independent of one another which is why there are two
> separate temporary work arounds. However, we're putting the
> temporary work arounds in place because the 7u6/HSX-23.2 project
> window is closing fast.
>
> Here is the webrev URL for the HSX-24 version:
>
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dcubed/fds_revamp/7165598-webrev/0/
>
> This fix will also be backported to 7u6/HSX-23.2 and I expect the
> changes to virtually identical.
>
> Thanks, in advance, for any reviews!
>
> Dan
>
>

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