RFR: 8136556 - Add the ability to perform static builds of MacOSX x64 binaries

Naoto Sato naoto.sato at oracle.com
Fri Oct 16 17:01:52 UTC 2015

Hi Bob, Alan,

On 10/16/15 8:11 AM, Bob Vandette wrote:
>> I've skimmed through the patches and the DEF_* macros look okay. The only one that doesn't look right is jawt.h/jawt.c. As jawt.h is shipped by the JDK then I think the include of jni_util.h needs to move from jawt.h to jawt.c.
> Ok, I’ll take care of that.
>> If I read the changes correctly then not loading the JavaRuntimeSupport.framework on Mac means the locale might not be right, is that correct? Brent might remember this issue as we've often pondered the implications of this disappearing in an Mac update.
> The implementation falls back to the getPosixLocale function when the Framework doesn’t exist.

In that case, the locale settings in the MacOSX's Settings will not be 
reflected in Java's default locale.


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