RFR: AARCH64: Top-level JDK changes

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Tue Nov 18 15:36:25 UTC 2014

On 2014-11-18 01:59, Christian Thalinger wrote:
>> On Nov 17, 2014, at 4:11 AM, Magnus Ihse Bursie <magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com> wrote:
>> On 2014-11-14 21:44, Dean Long wrote:
>>>> The distribution exception is there exactly since anyone should be able to distribute the files with their configure script. That does not mean that you are allowed to edit it, though.
>>> What if we require Autoconf to be installed on the host?  Does that solve any problems?
>> No, unfortunately not.
> Why not?

Autoconf picks up these files automatically from the build-aux 
directory. That's also the reason we need to rename the original files 
and provide wrappers with the same name, since we can't even redirect 
that functionality to a file with another name.


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