need to build a DLL for an openjdk test

David Holmes david.holmes at
Thu Jun 4 05:10:06 UTC 2015


On 4/06/2015 11:43 AM, Pete Brunet wrote:
> Cross posting to build-dev for possible insight regarding Jon's last
> paragraph below.

See jdk/make/test/JtregNative.gmk and other references to test-image.


> On 6/3/15 8:13 PM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
>> On 06/03/2015 04:27 PM, Pete Brunet wrote:
>>> Hi, As part of my test I need to build a simple DLL and then load it
>>> from my test class.  Can jtreg build the DLL or will I need to create it
>>> and include it in my test directory?  -Pete
>> jtreg cannot directly compile native code.  In theory, you could do it
>> in a shell script, but that immediately becomes a rats nest of "which
>> platform, and where do I find the compilers?"
>> If you are talking about native code and tests in OpenJDK
>> repositories, then it is not acceptable to stash binaries in OpenJDK
>> repositories.  But, there is an infrastructure in place for an OpenJDK
>> build to build native libraries to be made available to test code.
>> Perhaps someone else on this list can explain how that works.
>> -- Jon

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