RFR(S) Solaris Full Debug Symbols (FDS) fix for 8033602 and 8034005

Dmitry Samersoff dmitry.samersoff at oracle.com
Tue Nov 11 08:35:40 UTC 2014


1. defs.make:

It might be better to join obcopy version check and condition at ll.190

otherwise the user will have a wrong version warning and then misleading
message "no objcopy cmd found"

2. Did you consider moving objcopy detection to configure?


On 2014-11-11 03:00, Daniel D. Daugherty wrote:
> Greetings,
> I have a Solaris Full Debug Symbols (FDS) fix ready for review.
> Yes, it is a small fix, but it is in Makefiles so feel free to
> run screaming from the room... :-)  On the plus side the fix does
> delete two work around source files (Coleen would say that's a
> Good Thing (TM)!)
> The fix is to detect the version of GNU objcopy that is being
> used on the machine and only enable Full Debug Symbols when that
> version is 2.21.1 or newer. If you don't have the right version,
> then the build drops back to pre-FDS build configs with a message
> like this:
> WARNING: /usr/sfw/bin/gobjcopy --version info:
> WARNING: GNU objcopy 2.15
> WARNING: an objcopy version of 2.21.1 or newer is needed to create valid
> .debuginfo files.
> WARNING: ignoring above objcopy command.
> WARNING: patch 149063-01 or newer contains the correct Solaris 10 SPARC
> version.
> WARNING: patch 149064-01 or newer contains the correct Solaris 10 X86
> version.
> WARNING: Solaris 11 Update 1 contains the correct version.
> INFO: no objcopy cmd found so cannot create .debuginfo files.
> This work is being tracked by the following bug IDs:
>     JDK-8033602 wrong stabs data in libjvm.debuginfo on JDK 8 - SPARC
>     https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8033602
>     JDK-8034005 cannot debug in synchronizer.o or objectMonitor.o on
> Solaris X86
>     https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8034005
> Here is the webrev URL:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dcubed/8033602-webrev/0-jdk9-hs-rt/
> Testing:
> - JPRT test jobs to verify that the current JPRT Solaris hosts
>   are happy
> - local builds on my Solaris 10 X86 machine to verify that the
>   wrong version of GNU objcopy is caught
> Thanks, in advance, for any comments, questions or suggestions.
> Dan

Dmitry Samersoff
Oracle Java development team, Saint Petersburg, Russia
* I would love to change the world, but they won't give me the source code.

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