PING: [PATCH FOR REVIEW] System Zlib Support
ahughes at redhat.com
Fri Aug 3 18:33:17 UTC 2012
----- Original Message -----
> ----- Original Message -----
> > On 03/08/2012 16:58, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> > : It's what we've had for years, and was added orthogonally to 8
> > in:
> > changeset: 5118:d45bc4307996
> > user: michaelm
> > date: Tue Mar 06 20:34:38 2012 +0000
> > summary: 7113349: Initial changeset for Macosx port to jdk
> > though that version is broken (at least on GNU/Linux) without the
> > change
> > to defines.h I posted in my patch earlier this week. Right, that
> > change was for Mac and it didn't have the goal to enable it on
> > Linux.
> > BTW: Looking at your patch then I suspect it will cause problems on
> > other platforms as it only sets ZLIB_LIBS in
> > jdk_generic_profile.sh.
> > If folks aren't using this script to setup their environment then
> > I'm sure there will be a problem on Mac at least. I don't have time
> > to spend on it but I suspect Defs-macosx.gmk will need to be
> > updated
> > to make it the default as it does now.
> I think that's what Sherman just hit.
> I thought the documented way to build was using
> I can add a check to Defs-macosx.gmk.
is an updated version which checks if ZLIB_LIBS is set on Solaris, GNU/Linux
and MacOS X and sets it to -lz if not.
I wasn't sure what to do with Windows but something can be added there if necessary.
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