RFR: JDK-8157336: Generation of classlists at build time should be configurable

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Wed May 25 09:21:24 UTC 2016


When building zero, the JVM_VARIANT is "zero" so this addresses that 
problem automatically too. I have verified that.

There are some other peculiarities with zero in that it ends up in the 
"server" directory so I understand that it's confusing.


On 2016-05-24 22:35, David Holmes wrote:
> Hi Erik,
> On 24/05/2016 11:28 PM, Erik Joelsson wrote:
>> Generating a classlist at build time is not supported on all JVM
>> configurations. This patch adds a configure flag to control this build
>> step: --disable-generate-classlist. The default is to be enabled if
>> either a client or server JVM Variant is being built.
>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8157336
>> Webrev: 
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8157336/webrev.top.01/index.html
> This looks okay to me. It addresses the "minimal VM only" problem 
> automatically which is good. I'm unclear if the Zero case is 
> automatically handled as I'm not sure how the VM variants are 
> expressed - but having the option is good enough I think.
> Thanks,
> David
>> /Erik

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