RFR: JDK-8034199 Add 'reconfigure' target for re-creating a configuration

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Wed Feb 12 13:55:11 UTC 2014

Looks good to me.

First I was disappointed to lose the configure-arguments file, which I 
sometimes look in to see how configure was run, but I can just as well 
look in spec.gmk.

Have you tried running with complex arguments, like 
--with-extra-cflags="-flag1 -flag2"?


On 2014-02-12 14:36, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> Sometimes we need to re-run configure, due to changes in configure 
> files. Make detects such changes and forces a new run of configure.
> If configure was run with a long command line, it's tricky to get this 
> right again. However, this can be done automatically by the Makefile.
> By adding a new target 'reconfigure', if we have an existing 
> configuration, configure will be ran again with the same arguments as 
> last time.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8034199
> WebRev: 
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ihse/JDK-8034199-add-reconfigure-target/webrev.01
> /Magnus

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