a.out left in root directory when configuring --with-toolchain-type=clang

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Tue Apr 3 13:44:47 UTC 2018

Actually, the clang issue is different. The fix for JDK-8200267 is 
solstudio only.

Martin: I cannot reproduce the behaviour with "bash configure 
--with-toolchain-path=/usr/lib/llvm-3.9/bin". No a.out file for me. Is 
this repeatable? Are you sure you didn't accidentally hit ctrl-c at some 


On 2018-03-27 22:11, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8200267
> On 2018-03-27 12:35, Martin Buchholz wrote:
>> I notice that running bash ./configure ... leaves an a.out file in 
>> the root
>> directory of the jdk, but only after adding configure flags
>> --with-toolchain-type=clang --with-toolchain-path=/usr/lib/llvm-3.9/bin
>> (i.e. not when building with default gcc)
>> Probably there's a test compilation whose output does not go into the
>> build/ directory, and whose output is not cleaned up.

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