RFR: JDK-8029515 Building multiple configurations fails after removal of old build system
dpointo8 at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Dec 9 16:39:03 UTC 2013
Hi Magnus ,
On Mon, 2013-12-09 at 13:43 +0100, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8029515
> When more than one configuration is present, a subset of these can be
> selected using make CONF=x. If this subset contains more than one
> configuration, the build will fail. This is due to a hard-coded
> reference to the old name of the Makefile, which was not properly
> updated when the old build system was removed and the names was changed.
> The additional excluded targets is due to the fact how Jprt.gmk is
> included. It should really have been two files, one to be included
> "globally", and one to be included by Main.gmk (with a proper SPEC).
> This means that it's not possible to call JPRT-specific targets to
> multiple configurations. Not that it's likely anyone needs that, though.
> And it has not been working previously either. We plan to address this
> later on, when we remove the global JPRT "bridge" targets.
As a noobie with little to offer in any 'official' capacity, this seems
to me to be a most sensible move ... and the implementation looks good
Dave Pointon FIAP MBCS
Now I saw, tho' too late, the folly of beginning a work before we count
the cost and before we we judge rightly of our strength to go thro'
with it - Robinson Crusoe
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