RFR: JDK-8034199 Add 'reconfigure' target for re-creating a configuration
david.holmes at oracle.com
Mon Feb 17 02:10:47 UTC 2014
On 12/02/2014 11:36 PM, 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.
Presumably the right way to do this would be:
"make clean reconfigure ..."
otherwise you could get some kind of weird hybrid build. I'm not sure
that every change in spec.gmk, for example would force a recompile of
everything that depended on something in there. But perhaps it does?
> By adding a new target 'reconfigure', if we have an existing
> configuration, configure will be ran again with the same arguments as
> last time.
Sometimes I've re-run configure with the exact same args and I get a
warning about doing this over an existing configuration ?? At which
point I either do a dist-clean or "rm -rf ...".
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8034199
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