RFR(XS): 8049715: PPC64: First steps to enable SA on Linux/PPC64

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Mon Jul 14 03:10:36 UTC 2014

Hi Volker,

I think it will be simplest if I push this through hs-rt forest along 
with the hotspot part. There are already a couple of paired changes 
coming in that way this week.


On 10/07/2014 3:36 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Hi,
> could someone please review and sponsor (because it requires the
> re-generation of generated-configure.sh) the following change which
> does some preliminary work for enabling the SA agent on Linux/PPC64:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/8049715_top_level/
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8049715
> Details:
> Currently, we don't support the SA agent on Linux/PPC64. This change
> fixes the buildsystem such that the SA libraries (i.e. libsaproc.so
> and sa-jdi.jar) will be correctly build and copied into the resulting
> jdk images.
> This change has a counterpart in the hotspot repository and this
> change should only be pushed after the corresponding hotspot change is
> in place (otherwise it will break the build on Linux/ppc64).
> Thank you and best regards,
> Volker

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