RFR (XS): 8058317: Top-level Makefiles uses deprecated target jvmg in HotSpot Makefiles

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Tue Sep 16 09:54:30 UTC 2014

On 2014-09-16 09:56, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> Actually, autogen.sh will fail unless you use exactly version 2.69. We 
> started enforcing this a while back (a year maybe?) to avoid the large 
> superficial diffs.

Unfortunately, this is not entirely true. :(

We have
but this will only enforce 2.69 as the minimum version required. As of 
now, no newer version of autoconf has been released, but when that 
happens, we will no longer technically be able to enforce exactly 2.69.


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