RFR: JDK-8177634 Fix for 8175307 may cause linker errors on OS X 10.9
erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Wed Mar 29 10:15:46 UTC 2017
On 2017-03-29 10:33, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> Since JDK-8175307 was fixed we started seeing failures like this on OS
> X 10.9 systems:
> dyld: Library not loaded: @rpath/libjvm.dylib
> Referenced from:
> Reason: image not found
> make: *** [hotspot_gtestserver] Trace/BPT trap: 5 (core dumped)
> The reason was that JDK-8175307 replaced -Wl,-rpath, at loader_path/.
> with -Wl,-rpath, at loader_path in some cases. This works well on modern
> macOS but fails on OS X 10.9 and earlier.
> This patch restores the old behavior of adding /. if no other path is
> I have verified that it solves the problem on 10.9, and that is does
> not break on newer macOS. I have also verified the fix on all
> platforms on JPRT.
> I intend to get approval to push this into JDK9.
> The final form of the patch was contributed by David DeHaven.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8177634
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