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

Kelly O'Hair kelly.ohair at oracle.com
Mon Nov 28 18:12:27 UTC 2011

Looks ok to me.


On Nov 22, 2011, at 10:55 PM, 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.
> Thanks,
> David

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