RFR: JDK-8062521: 9-dev glinux/elinux "configure: error: Could not find all X11 headers" since 2014-10-28

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Thu Oct 30 12:52:20 UTC 2014

On 30/10/2014 10:42 PM, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> I think it would fail in JPRT too, I never ran JPRT with JDK-8062159
> unfortunately. I assume very few people run jdk9-dev in JPRT with
> embedded platforms.

All hotspot integrations are doing it. You need "-testset hotspot" on 
the jprt submit. It just occurred to me that you wouldn't likely have 
been aware of that. But all configure related changes must be tested 
against all builds.


> /Erik
> On 2014-10-30 13:31, David Holmes wrote:
>> Hi Erik,
>> Seems reasonable. Did this not fail when run through JPRT? Is it
>> something shell specific?
>> David
>> On 30/10/2014 9:40 PM, Erik Joelsson wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> In my fix for "JDK-8062159 Fix Xrender check to work with sysroot", I
>>> added $SYSROOT_CFLAGS to the CFLAGS used when looking for X11 headers.
>>> Unfortunately, this didn't work with at least one of the cross compile
>>> kits we use. The reason for the failure is in the definition of
>>> SYSROOT_CFLAGS="--sysroot=\"$SYSROOT\""
>>> It adds explicit extra quotes around the value. These quotes seem to not
>>> be a problem when the variable is used in a recipe in make, but when the
>>> variable is used directly in the shell from configure, the extra quotes
>>> become part of the argument to gcc. Gcc will fail resolving the path and
>>> the test for X11 headers fails.
>>> I see no reason for having these quotes other than if we expected spaces
>>> in the path to the sysroot, which I sure hope we aren't, as we do not
>>> employ any such protection for any other paths that I know of. The fix
>>> is then simply to remove the extra quotes when using gcc. I chose not to
>>> change the other defintions of the variable as they seem to be working.
>>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8062521#comment-13570672
>>> Patch:
>>> diff -r ce3b04a39f79 common/autoconf/flags.m4
>>> --- a/common/autoconf/flags.m4
>>> +++ b/common/autoconf/flags.m4
>>> @@ -136,8 +136,8 @@
>>>         SYSROOT_CFLAGS="-isysroot \"$SYSROOT\"
>>> -iframework\"$SYSROOT/System/Library/Frameworks\""
>>>       elif test "x$TOOLCHAIN_TYPE" = xgcc; then
>>> -      SYSROOT_CFLAGS="--sysroot=\"$SYSROOT\""
>>> -      SYSROOT_LDFLAGS="--sysroot=\"$SYSROOT\""
>>> +      SYSROOT_CFLAGS="--sysroot=$SYSROOT"
>>> +      SYSROOT_LDFLAGS="--sysroot=$SYSROOT"
>>>       elif test "x$TOOLCHAIN_TYPE" = xclang; then
>>>         SYSROOT_CFLAGS="-isysroot \"$SYSROOT\""
>>>         SYSROOT_LDFLAGS="-isysroot \"$SYSROOT\""
>>> /Erik

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