10 RFR (XS) 8193764: Cannot set COMPANY_NAME when configuring a build

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Mon Dec 18 23:36:03 UTC 2017

Mark, thanks for implementing my little feature request.  Looks good to me.

Aside: we only support running configure under bash, but as a result the
configure script is now a strange mixture of bashisms and 1980-isms.

On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 2:41 PM, <mark.reinhold at oracle.com> wrote:

> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8193764
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mr/rev/8193764/
> You can set COMPANY_NAME in make/autoconf/version-numbers, but you can't
> set it when configuring a build, so it's impossible to change the value
> of IMPLEMENTOR in the $JAVA_HOME/release file without patching the
> source code.
> This patch simply adds the obvious --with-vendor-name option to the
> configure script.
> (Motivation: I'm trying to arrange for IMPLEMENTOR to be "Oracle
>  Corporation" in builds produced by Oracle, but this option may prove
>  useful to other implementors.)
> - Mark

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