<AWT Dev> RfR JDK-8077296 RE build fails on non-Win builds when attempting to build Win only javadoc

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Thu May 28 00:07:41 UTC 2015

>> On 2015-05-21 07:33, Pete Brunet wrote:
>>> Please review the following change for 8u:
>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ptbrunet/JDK-8077296/webrev.00/

I only skimmed through the change.  package-info.java should have @jdk.Exported.


>>> Background:
>>> - As part of the open sourcing of the JAB and Java Accessibility
>>> Utilities (JAU) the JAU Javadoc was setup to be added to the build.
>>> - Due to a 8u build issue (it uses source bundles) the Javadoc had to be
>>> temporarily disabled: JDK-8076552
>>> - The issue was caused by JAU code being in windows instead of share.
>>>   - For 9 the JAU code is in
>>> jdk.accessibility/share/classes/com/sun/java/accessibility/util (and the
>>> JAB code under jdk.accessibility/windows).
>>>   - For 8u both the JAU and JAB code is in jdk/src/windows.
>>> - The problem on 8u is with non-windows builds; the 8 Javadoc build
>>> process doesn't find the JAU files because they are in a windows directory.
>>> - The fix is to refactor so 8u is like 9 with the JAU files in share;
>>> then the javadoc build process will find the source for all build platforms.
>>> - Make has been changed so jaccess.jar is built for all platforms
>>> - Some obsolete files have been removed as they were causing build
>>> problems.  They were removed from 9 earlier but not from 8u. These are
>>> com/sun/java/accessibility/util/java/awt/ChoiceTranslator.java and all
>>> the files in com/sun/java/accessibility/extensions.
>>> Thanks, Pete

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