RFR: JDK-8221179: Zero builds fail when linking with gold and bundling libffi.so

Severin Gehwolf sgehwolf at redhat.com
Fri Mar 22 09:17:25 UTC 2019

On Thu, 2019-03-21 at 09:05 -0700, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> This patch adds a missing RPATH to libjvm.so which is needed when 
> bundling libffi.so for zero builds. The rpath is only added when 
> building zero and bundling of libffi is enabled. When linking with bfd 
> (the old binutils linker), it seems that the rpath of the library that 
> loaded libjvm.so (libjli.so) is implicitly still active, so this isn't a 
> problem. At Oracle we recently switched to the gold linker and then the 
> implicit rpath is no longer in effect.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8221179
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8221179/webrev.01/

This looks OK to me. I'm not a Reviewer.


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