RFR: JDK-8152666: The new Hotspot Build System
maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com
Thu Apr 7 11:20:23 UTC 2016
On 06/04/16 10:14, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> 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.
+1 for having the build system a more central role when it comes to IDE
project generation. While we can all resort to workarounds, I think that
having IDE generation in a single place would be greatly beneficial in
the long run.
> 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>>
>>> No comments other than the 'hotspot-ide-project' target
>>> looks interesting...
>> Btw. there is already support to generate IDE configurations today
>> via mx:
>> integrated with:
>> 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:
>> I’m using this every day.
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