JDK 7 linux/solaris build failures

david katleman David.Katleman at Sun.COM
Thu Oct 29 13:34:12 PDT 2009

Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> This hotspot area is specified via the
> variables, or could be the ALT_JDK_IMPORT_PATH setting for partial 
> builds.
> If the hotspot team changes what it exports, this jdk makefile may need
> to change, and if the hotspot team wants to impact the shape or layout
> of the final jdk image with regards to their files, they need to address
> this in the jdk/make/java/redist/Makefile.

And if hotspot does change what it exports, there really needs to be a 
build of jdk to confirm their modifications don't result in a broken 
build down the line.

This shouldn't have gone back to the master without such testing, and 
especially not on the eve of a promotion.


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