[10] RFR(S): 8189761: COMPANY_NAME, IMPLEMENTOR, BUNDLE_VENDOR, VENDOR, but no configure flag

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Wed Jan 17 23:07:33 UTC 2018

I can just adjust that before I push. I'm running it through internal 
testing now.

Regarding quoting, make doesn't really do quotes. When you see quoted 
strings in make, it's generally done for shell consumption.


On 2018-01-17 13:55, David Holmes wrote:
> Hi Volker,
> Changes seem okay to me too.
> spec.gmk.in:
> he build if they
> Typo: tot he -> to the
> I'm also surprised this doesn't need any quoting:
>   ifneq ($(COMPANY_NAME), N/A)
> Thanks,
> David
> On 18/01/2018 2:03 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
>> Hi,
>> can I please have a review and sponsor for this change which finally
>> exposes the various "vendor*" properties:
>> java.vendor
>> java.vm.vendor
>> java.vendor.url
>> java.vendor.url.bug
>> as configure arguments:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/2018/8189761
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8189761
>> With this change, "java.vendor" and "java.vm.vendor" still default to
>> "Oracle Corporation" which is defined in System.c (for "java.vendor")
>> and in vm_version.cpp (for "java.vm.version") unless the new
>> "--with-vendor-name" option introduced by JDK-8193764 will be used in
>> the configure step.
>> If the "--with-vendor-name" option will be used, its value will now,
>> with this change, also be assigned to both, the "java.vendor" and
>> "java.vm.vendor" properties. I don't think that we need a separate
>> configure option for "java.vm.vendor" because if somebody is building
>> the OpenJDK with a different VM, he will own the source code of that
>> VM anyway and can easily set "java.vm.vendor" in his code.
>> For "java.vendor.url" and "java.vendor.url.bug" I've introduced the
>> two new configure options "--with-vendor-url" and
>> "--with-vendor-bug-url" which should be self explanatory. If they are
>> not set, the old default values will be used.
>> In the case of a VM crash, the HotSpot displays a second, different
>> bug URL which is currently only configured in the arguments.cpp file.
>> I've exposed this URL as well to configure with the new
>> "--with-vendor-vm-bug-url" configure option. Again, if this option
>> will not use, the VM will fall back to the old default value.
>> Notice that this patch also fixes a bug introduced by "8193764: Cannot
>> set COMPANY_NAME when configuring a build" because of which the jtreg
>> test "test/jdk/tools/jlink/ReleaseImplementorTest.java" fails if the
>> testee was configured without "--with-vendor-name". The problem is
>> that the code introduced by 8193764 unconditionally sets COMPANY_NAME
>> to the empty string, if no "--with-vendor-name" option was given. This
>> overrides the default setting of COMPANY_NAME=N/A from
>> $AUTOCONF_DIR/version-numbers.
>> I want to bring this into jdk10 if possible.
>> I need a sponsor because this change requires the regeneration of
>> "generated-configure.sh" (which I've included in the webrev for your
>> convenience only) and because it touches a HotSpot file and external
>> contributors still can't push such changes :(
>> Thank you and best regards,
>> Volker

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