RFR (XL): 8023038: PPC64 (part 15): Platform files for AIX/PPC64 support

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Wed Sep 4 10:08:37 PDT 2013

Looks fine to me.


On 9/4/13 8:34 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Hi all (sorry, the first mail was only sent to ppc-aix-port-dev),
> this change finally contains the basic AIX platform source files:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/8023038
> Together with the previous change ("8023034: PPC64 (part 14):
> Implement AIX/PPC64 support in HotSpot makefiles") it enables the
> build of an interpreter-only HotSpot VM on AIX. Assuming you have xlC
> and the needed tools like GNU make in your path you can build it with
> the following command line from within the hotspot/make directory:
> make ALT_BOOTDIR=<j2sdk-image> ALT_OUTPUTDIR=/tmp/stage-opt-core/
> HOTSPOT_BUILD_JOBS=8 JVM_VARIANT_CORE=true all_productcore
> Notice that although this change is flagged 'XL' it only contains
> platform dependent files in 'src/os/aix/', 'src/os_cpu/aix_ppc' and
> 'src/share/vm/utilities/globalDefinitions_xlc.hpp' and doesn't affect
> the current Oracle platforms at all.
> Thank you and best regards,
> Volker

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