RFR: 8014003: New build does not handle symlinks in workspace path

Tim Bell tim.bell at oracle.com
Wed May 29 02:40:04 UTC 2013


> Due to a difference in the default output of the pwd command on mac vs 
> linux and solaris, configure wouldn't allow the source root to be a 
> symlink on mac. This patch fixes this by adding -L to the pwd command, 
> forcing it to show the logical directory rather than the symlink free 
> one.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8014003/webrev.root.01/

Looks good to me.

I checked pwd on Solaris, Linux, Cygwin on Windows, and Mac.  They all 
show -L as an option.  Unfortunately, I don't have the means at this 
time to check other platforms such as (non-Mac) BSD, AIX, HP-UX, Unicos, 


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