RFR: JDK-8066761: Investigate -sourcepath usage when compiling java

Joel Borggrén-Franck joel.franck at oracle.com
Mon Dec 8 12:14:51 UTC 2014

Hi Erik,

Looks sane to me, but I’m not a build-dev reviewer.


> On 8 dec 2014, at 13:09, Erik Joelsson <erik.joelsson at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Please review this fix, removing the use of -sourcepath when compiling java sources. For a long time, all java compilation lines have included a -sourcepath <srcdir> parameter. We have now concluded that in some cases it's just wrong and the rest of the cases it's just unnecessary.
> I have tried building with and without this patch and enabling sjavac, and the class file output is equivalent in all cases.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8066761
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8066761/webrev.01/
> /Erik

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