RFR: JDK-8196356: Changes to m4 files don't trigger autoconf execution at build time
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Sat Feb 10 08:12:32 UTC 2018
On 08/02/2018 17:49, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> The check for when to generate the generated configure script is not
> working quite as expected. It currently only compares timestamps if
> the local repository has any local changes in the make/autoconf
> directory. This used to make sense when we had a committed generated
> script, but now we actually do need to regenerate any time an input
> file is newer than the generated script.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8196356
In addition to `hg status` showing no changes, I think it will continue
to confuse people to generate it into a hidden directory. Was there any
consideration to generating into a regular directory?
More information about the build-dev