RFR: JDK-8154070: Configuration script unable to detect boot JDK's modules support

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Tue Apr 12 13:07:52 UTC 2016

It's the exact same change I just did in that file in jake so should 
merge fine. Luckily the format -Xpatch:foo=bar is already accepted in 
JDK 9 for the purpose needed here. I don't want to wait with this patch 
as it's needed for other work.


On 2016-04-12 14:57, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 12/04/2016 13:54, Erik Joelsson wrote:
>> The current configure test for the boot JDKs module support is broken 
>> since the -Xpatch argument that is used to detect it has changed 
>> format. Related to this, the --with-build-jdk argument is also broken 
>> since the version string changed for JDK 9.
>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8154070
>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8154070/webrev.top.01/
> Will this merge into jigsaw/jake okay or would it be better to hold 
> off touching this in JDK 9 until we bring in the new form of -Xpatch?
> -Alan.

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