Yuri Nesterenko Yuri.Nesterenko at Sun.COM
Fri May 16 00:25:11 PDT 2008

Hi Oleg,

after 6463431 (integrated in b21) there's no such a check any more nor 
any stated requirement in readme files. I've double-checked it in make 
hierarchy, and the only motif-related stuff is Motif L&F and some 
deadend vestiges, never included anywhere.


Oleg Sukhodolsky wrote:
> Yuri,
> could you, please, file a CR to remove this check.
> Thanks, Oleg.
> Yuri Nesterenko wrote:
>> Phil Race wrote:
>>> Oleg Sukhodolsky wrote:
>>>>> Ok, good to know. I wonder why OpenMotif or lesstif is required to 
>>>>> build
>>>>> OpenJDK then?
>>>> I think we need headers to get some constants, but perhaps we forgot 
>>>> to remove the check ;)  We will look at this.
>>> Yes, its just headers for constants for window manager interoperability.
>>> I believe its possible to do away with this but it was more work/risk 
>>> than Yuri had time for
>>> when he was removing the main motif build dependencies from openjdk.
>>> -phil.
>> AFAIK Motif headers are not necessary any more for jdk7 (see 6463431),
>> and there should be no reference in building documents or scripts to 
>> anything Motif. There is plenty of dead spaghetty left in the code, 
>> though, mostly harmless.
>> Thanks,
>> -yan

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