(XS) Request for review: 7109092 - link changes for embedded builds

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Nov 24 10:45:01 UTC 2011

On 23/11/2011 06:55, David Holmes wrote:
> We need to make an adjustment to the link instructions used for 
> libjava in embedded builds, as defined in Defs-embedded.gmk
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dholmes/7109092/webrev/
> Summary: system soft-float libraries need not have the level of 
> accuracy required by Java floating-point semantics. On those platforms 
> we have a custom soft-float library to provide the necessary accuracy. 
> This change updated the linker instructions to use that library when 
> linking libjava (really fdlibm is what needs it).
> The VM has been using a similar library for a while now.
> I currently have this as a child of jdk8/tl/jdk so would prefer to 
> push there, but can switch to jdk8/build/jdk if the build-dev folks 
> feel strongly about it.
Looks okay to me, as you say, libjvm.so is linked the same way. I don't 
think it matters which integration forest you use for this, jdk8/tl/jdk 
is fine.


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