RFR: JDK-8141590: Cannot build Zero with devkit

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Wed Dec 7 08:57:37 UTC 2016

On 2016-12-05 11:07, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> This patch adds libffi to the linux devkit to enable building of zero. 
> It also adds optional bundling of the libffi library with the JDK. The 
> reason for this is that the devkit sysroot is based on a distro that 
> uses libffi.so.5 while most distros we build or run tests on comes 
> with libffi.so.6, and those are not compatible. Static linking was 
> considered, but libffi.a doesn't seem commonly available where we 
> would need it.
> I'm also adding Jib profiles and a JPRT configuration which enables 
> building of zero on Linux x86 and x64 for the "buildinfra" testset in 
> JPRT. Note that these builds are currently not clean (for OracleJDK 
> builds at least).
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8141590
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8141590/webrev.01/

Looks good to me.

Thanks for fixing this!


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