RFR: 8013552: Add build support for different man pages for OpenJDK and OracleJDK

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Tue Apr 30 14:48:45 UTC 2013

On 2013-04-30 16:26, Omair Majid wrote:
> On 04/30/2013 05:57 AM, Erik Joelsson wrote:
>> Open part of this review:
>> The docs team will start producing separate man pages for openjdk and
>> oraclejdk. Here are the necessary changes to the makefiles to support
>> this. This was already done for 7u, but these are the changes for 8.
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8013552/webrev.jdk.01/
> Looks okay to me, assuming the corresponding man pages are present under
> the closed directory.
> On a slight tangent, when I last tried to push fixes (mainly typos and
> spelling errors) to the man pages, I was informed that this is taken
> care of by the documentation team who sync official documentation with
> the man pages periodically. Are they still going to be maintaining both
> open and closed man pages?
Yes, they are and that's the reason I'm doing this. The man pages in the 
jdk source tree are generated files that the docs team periodically updates.


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