RFR: JDK-8189955 Configuration validation is broken for some types of paths

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Fri Oct 27 21:31:23 UTC 2017

Not a review, but ... a note that some of us have to live on slow
filesystems with deeply nested paths where canonicalizing paths becomes a

On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 8:03 AM, Magnus Ihse Bursie <
magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com> wrote:

> We are validating that the topdir we're using when running make is the
> same as when we were running configure.
> For some circumstances, most typically when using a subdirectory in the
> user's home directory (e.g. ~/jdk10) on Cygwin, this check fails.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8189955
> WebRev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ihse/JDK-8189955-configuration-
> validation-is-broken-for-some-paths/webrev.01
> /Magnus

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