RFR: JDK-8152666: The new Hotspot Build System

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Wed Apr 6 09:14:38 UTC 2016


I assume the mx projects are for Java code or do they also generate 
projects for native? The new top level target is only meant to replace 
the old Visual Studio project generator, at least for now.


On 2016-04-06 03:23, Christian Thalinger wrote:
>> On Apr 5, 2016, at 8:10 AM, Daniel D. Daugherty 
>> <daniel.daugherty at oracle.com <mailto:daniel.daugherty at oracle.com>> wrote:
>> make/Main.gmk
>>    No comments other than the 'hotspot-ide-project' target
>>    looks interesting...
> Btw. there is already support to generate IDE configurations today via mx:
> https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/Graal/Instructions
> integrated with:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8139921
> One main advantage, as I pointed out in the review, is that it also 
> includes generated files so there are no unresolved includes or 
> methods anymore:
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/hotspot-dev/2015-November/020626.html
> I’m using this every day.

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