RFR: JDK-8196998: Create devkit for Linux with gcc 7.3

Tim Bell tim.bell at oracle.com
Thu Feb 8 01:49:44 UTC 2018


> For oracle internal builds, we need to construct a portable devkit based
> on GCC 7.3. This change contains the updated makefile logic used to
> create this. The changes adds gdb and the gold linker. It also adds
> dynamic downloading of the sysroot rpms. Several long standing bugs were
> also fixed.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8196998
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8196998/webrev.01/

Looks good.


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