Testing and compiling hotspot

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Wed May 25 16:48:25 UTC 2016

Your command line looks correct. You don't need 'hotspot', just 'jdk' is enough - it will build hotspot too and put 
libjvm.so into built jdk.
It takes time only for first build. If you change only hotspot after that the same command should be faster since only 
hotspot will be rebuilt.


On 5/25/16 7:40 AM, Radek wrote:
> Dear all,
> Please don’t kill me for asking less hotspot related question.
> I working on hotspot code (memory management). In order to build and debug it I firstly build JDK with following command:
> make CONF=linux-x86_64-normal-server-slowdebug JOBS=10 LOG=info hotspot jdk
> This takes a bit of time. I tried to analyse make files to answer my question, but ….
> I wonder if you know some magical combination of commands so,
> - I can execute particular test,
> - I can start JVM without building JDK.
> Thanks in advance,
> Radek

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