Review Request: JDK-8019227: JDK-8010325 broke the old build

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at
Thu Jun 27 09:03:06 UTC 2013

On 27/06/2013 07:13, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 27/06/2013 05:37, Brad Wetmore wrote:
>> Brent/Alan/Mike,
>> was removed from the JDK workspace, but was not removed
>> from the old java/java/FILES_java.gmk. Things that still depend on the
>> old build (JCE/deploy) are currently broken.
>> Brad
>> P.S. I'm very aware that we need to move off the old build soon and am
>> getting closer to finally working on it with Erik, and that the old
>> build isn't complete. But it's complete enough for the JCE
>> dependencies. Unfortunately, this isn't a simple transition
>> (JDK-8006350), and this is a quick fix to get the JCE bits built.
> The old build has not produced usable bits for several months, it may
> not have been failing but if you look closely (or run the tests) then
> you'll see that there are several things missing. On build-dev then
> you'll probably have seen a mail or two from me where I was trying to
> encourage the build group to set a date to finally retire and remove the
> old build - this is because the old build is just a tax on every change
> that needs to touch the build.
> Anyway, the change looks okay but I strongly encourage you to put in the
> time to resolve the usability or others ssues that arise when working on
> JCE.

+1 ( on the actual changes, and moving off the old build )


> -Alan

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