RFR (XL): 8023034: PPC64 (part 14): Implement AIX/PPC64 support in HotSpot makefiles

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Wed Sep 4 09:41:41 PDT 2013


build.sh was moved into make/ directory so you don't need special 

Otherwise changes looks good.

Let me sync jdk8 into ppc64/stage before we push new changes. Hotspot 
was updated in jdk8 already and it has 8014135 fix there. I am waiting 
jdk merge.


On 9/4/13 8:33 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Hi all (sorry, the first mail was only sent to ppc-aix-port-dev),
> this webrev contains the necessary Makefiles for building the HotSpot on AIX:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/8023034/
> Most of the files are based on their corresponding Linux counterparts.
> Notice that although this RFR is flagged 'XL', the changes to shared
> code are really tiny and only in make/defs.make where AIX is added to
> the chain of not-Windows platforms.
> Of course the build itself will be possible only after the next change
> ("8023038: PPC64 (part 15): Platform files for AIX/PPC64 support")
> which will finally introduce the AIX platform source files. So not
> much to test here - just read and enjoy:)
> Thank you and best regards,
> Volker

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