PING: [PATCH FOR REVIEW] System Zlib Support
xueming.shen at oracle.com
Tue Aug 14 15:08:33 UTC 2012
Yes, you are good to go.
On 8/14/2012 6:13 AM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> On 14/08/2012 13:36, Andrew Hughes wrote:
>>> Do you have a static libz.a installed (from zlib1g-dev) and all
>>> dependent static libraries?
>> I think you're right about the static linking but this was just a
>> test to see if SYSTEM_ZLIB=true worked with everything else as
> Ah right.
>> pack200 has C++ so that explains why we see it there and not when
>> building libzip.
> Right. BTW, it appears gcc 4.5 and later have a new option -static-libstdc++.
> I don't know if that would work better than the options currently used.
>> $ dpkg -s zlib1g-dev
>> Package: zlib1g-dev
>> Status: install ok installed
>> Multi-Arch: same
>> Priority: optional
>> Section: libdevel
>> Installed-Size: 366
>> Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> Architecture: i386
>> Source: zlib
>> Version: 1:184.108.40.206.dfsg-3ubuntu4
>> Provides: libz-dev
>> Depends: zlib1g (= 1:220.127.116.11.dfsg-3ubuntu4), libc6-dev | libc-dev
>> Conflicts: zlib1-dev
>> Description: compression library - development
>> zlib is a library implementing the deflate compression method found
>> in gzip and PKZIP. This package includes the development support
>> Homepage: http://zlib.net/
>> Original-Maintainer: Mark Brown <broonie at debian.org>
>> $ apt-file search libz.a
>> lib64z1-dev: /usr/lib64/libz.a
>> zlib1g-dev: /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libz.a
>> $ ls -l /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libz.a
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 98772 Nov 10 2011
>>> I suspect you'll get the same failure with or without my patch
>>> (though you'll probably need the change
>>> to defines.h to get this far...)
>> SYSTEM_ZLIB is currently Mac only so I wouldn't expect to have got
>> far without your changes.
> Yes, the defines.h change I refer to is the one that removes the Mac
> clause. It fails earlier without that change (I've been hitting it
> on most builds now I have SYSTEM_ZLIB set), so the patch is an
> improvement, even if it doesn't work in all cases.
>>> I'd guess you have STATIC_CXX set to true (the default apparently):
>> I didn't specify any other build options so it's using the default.
> An odd default, though I can understand why, given OpenJDK's history.
>> BTW: I should mention that I don't have any issues with the patch
>> proposed as it works as it does now because SYSTEM_ZLIB is false. It
>> be that there is follow-up to allow SYSTEM_ZLIB=true and static
>> to work together.
> Can I take that as it's good to push? :-D
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