RFR: JDK-8072732 Regression in configure due to JDK-8069057

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Tue Feb 10 14:46:35 UTC 2015

The fix for JDK-8069057 caused the configure script to respawn due to 
autoconf entry code. This causes all sorts of weird behaviour, 
especially when running “make reconfigure”.

We need to tell autoconf not to respawn, since we have already figured 
out the correct shell.

  * Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8072732

    Patch inline:

    |diff --git a/common/autoconf/configure b/common/autoconf/configure
    --- a/common/autoconf/configure
    +++ b/common/autoconf/configure
    @@ -40,8 +40,9 @@
      echo "Error: This script must be run using bash." 1>&2
      exit 1
    -# Force autoconf to use bash
    +# Force autoconf to use bash. This also means we must disable autoconf re-exec.
    +export _as_can_reexec=no




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