Suggestion for end of Makefile

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at
Fri Oct 31 10:53:23 UTC 2014

I've filed and started 
working on this. It looks promising, but I will need to run it on a 
large amount of failed logs from JPRT to make sure the regexps catch the 
right lines.


On 2014-10-27 09:42, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> That is an interesting idea worth exploring. I will see what I can do.
> /Erik
> On 2014-10-25 00:31, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
>> Re: JDK builds,
>> The new parallel make is wonderfully fast (thank you) but less great 
>> when it comes to figuring out why a build failed, especially when you 
>> don't have full access to the build machine, as is the case with 
>> "build servers", where you get the build log, and the product bits if 
>> the build is successful.
>> I finally figured out a tip and wonder if it would be worth adding 
>> this to the end of the build.
>> If the build fails, grep through the log looking for lines containing 
>> the text "recipe for .* failed".
>> Would it be possible to have the build report any such lines in the 
>> summary at the end of the log?
>> -- Jon

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