CODETOOLS-7902083: Simplify building jtreg
jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Fri Dec 15 22:34:26 UTC 2017
I've pushed the changeset containing this new script.
There are two changes since I posted the webrev:
1. Change to use "shasum -a 1" instead of "sha1sum"
2. Update script to download and use jcommander.jar in conjunction with
With the second change in particular, all the jtreg self-tests pass,
when the image is built with the build-all.sh script.
On 12/13/2017 04:32 PM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> This is for folk who are interested in building jtreg from source.
> As some of you have (rightfully) commented over the past years, jtreg
> has not been an easy tool to build from source.
> And, as some of you may have noticed, there has been some amount of
> activity over the past weeks and months to address this issue. This
> work has been led by Erik Helin (thanks, Erik!) and we're now getting
> to the point where we can show what we have been working towards.
> The core of the work to build jtreg is still the Makefiles as before,
> although as was recently noted, we've been simplifying the
> specification of the dependencies.
> Separately, Erik has helped provide updates to the way that some of
> the Code Tools dependencies can be built.
> Building on all that work, we can now get to the next stage, to
> provide a script that will download binaries for some components
> (JUnit, TestNG) and will download and build source for other
> components (AsmTools, JCov, JTHarness), for which there are no
> official binaries.
> To run the script, you just need to have Ant and a suitable "java" on
> your path, and to specify the location of an install of JDK 1.8 as an
> argument to the script. wget is used to download files, which honors
> proxy settings for those that need to use them. The script is
> deliberately fairly simple, and suitable for use in a CI system.
> You can see a webrev for the script at
> Example of use:
> $ which ant
> $ which java
> $ sh make/build-all.sh /opt/jdk/1.8.0
> ... build output ...
> $ ls build/images/jtreg
> bin COPYRIGHT doc legal lib LICENSE README release
> Once this settles down a bit, I'll update the public docs on the jtreg
> web pages.
> -- Jon
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