RFR 8202210: jlink uses little-endian for big-endian cross-compilation targets

Aleksey Shipilev shade at redhat.com
Wed Apr 25 12:55:44 UTC 2018

On 04/25/2018 12:08 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 25/04/2018 10:06, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
>> I was doing the exercise of cross-compiling from x86_64 to most OpenJDK arches, and we have
>> discovered the bug with endianness. Right now, compiling big-endian s390x target on little-endian
>> x86_64 host produces the modules blob that cannot be read on real s390x.
> It should still work, just less efficiently.

Yeah. Unfortunately, I do not have real s390x machine to debug this.

> In any case, specifying the endianness to jlink in your update to Images.gmk looks right.

Thanks for reviews!

jdk-submit came clean, so I pushed to jdk/jdk.


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