RFR: JDK-8087193: Support building with devkits on Macosx

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Thu Jun 11 13:09:12 UTC 2015

It seems this approach didn't quite work out. The bootstrapping order of 
configure is sensitive. Here is another attempt at solving the issue by 
simply forcing macosx to be x86_64 in our config.guess wrapper.



On 2015-06-11 13:14, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> I forgot to motivate the change. Configure runs config.guess to figure 
> out what kind of machine it's running on. That file in turn uses the C 
> preprocessor to figure out if it's 32 or 64 bit. If we don't setup 
> devkit before running config.guess, the preprocessor might not be 
> available and configure will think the mac is a 32 bit machine.
> /Erik
> On 2015-06-11 12:46, Erik Joelsson wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Please review this minor tweak to configure which enables the use of 
>> a portable devkit on Macosx. Also included is the script used to 
>> generate the devkit. The plan is use this internally on our build 
>> servers to ease installation and setup of our machines.
>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8087193
>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8087193/webrev.01/
>> /Erik

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