What to pass to --with-custom-make-dir?
david.holmes at oracle.com
Sat Mar 4 02:09:29 UTC 2017
I think you need to pass an absolute directory, in which all the custom
files, regardless of repo, are located. That is essentially how we use
it - jdk/make/closed has files included from other repos. Of course that
only works if names are unique.
On 4/03/2017 9:11 AM, Rob McKenna wrote:
> Hi Christian,
> I'm cc'ing build-dev (and bcc'ing jdk8u-dev) as that may be a more appropriate
> venue for this discussion.
> On 03/03/17 10:19, Christian Thalinger wrote:
>> At Twitter we are using the custom extension mechanism to separate our additional code from upstream in order to minimize conflicts. Yesterday I wanted to add a custom extension for:
>> which has this include directive:
>> # Include custom extensions if available.
>> -include $(CUSTOM_MAKE_DIR)/lib/ServiceabilityLibraries.gmk
>> We are already using the mechanism for top-level make files, e.g. make/Main.gmk:
>> # Include the corresponding custom file, if present.
>> -include $(CUSTOM_MAKE_DIR)/Main.gmk
>> and we a configuring with:
>> This works fine for make/ but not for jdk/make/:
>> $ make jdk CUSTOM_MAKE_DIR=make/closed
>> ## Starting jdk
>> lib/ServiceabilityLibraries.gmk:27: make/closed/lib/ServiceabilityLibraries.gmk: No such file or directory
>> make: *** No rule to make target `make/closed/lib/ServiceabilityLibraries.gmk'. Stop.
>> make: *** [libs-only] Error 2
>> make: *** [jdk-only] Error 2
>> (I changed "-include" to “include” to provoke the error.)
>> jdk/make/ files expect CUSTOM_MAKE_DIR to be just “closed” but that doesn’t work for top-level:
>> $ make jdk CUSTOM_MAKE_DIR=closed
>> /Users/cthalinger/twitter8//make/Main.gmk:35: closed/Main.gmk: No such file or directory
>> make: *** No rule to make target `closed/Main.gmk'. Stop.
>> How is this supposed to work?
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