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

Henry Jen henry.jen at oracle.com
Wed Feb 12 17:31:53 UTC 2014

On 02/12/2014 07:11 AM, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> 12 feb 2014 kl. 14:55 skrev Erik Joelsson <erik.joelsson at oracle.com>:
>> 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.
> Yes, that was my own reaction too. :-) "Hey, I can't remove that". :)  I'm not even sure why I initially didn't think of putting it in the spec.gmk instead if a separate file...

Usually I checked at config.log, I didn't even know this file exist.

>> Have you tried running with complex arguments, like --with-extra-cflags="-flag1 -flag2"?
> No. It will probably fail. :( Maybe we can detect this and warn/refuse to run, but I don't even want to start thinking how we could support that in the reconfigure target. It's probably not worth it.

Dealing the quote is not fun, I agree it's probably not worth it.


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