Windows-aarch64 build failure in Github actions

David Holmes david.holmes at
Wed Jun 16 04:59:03 UTC 2021

I heard back from the Windows-aarch64 port folk and so filed:

8268860: Windows-Aarch64 build is failing in GitHub actions

and a subtask:

8268861: Disable Windows-Aarch64 build in GitHub Actions

which I have done a PR for.


On 15/06/2021 1:05 pm, David Holmes wrote:
> Hi,
> I've cc'd the Microsoft folk directly as noone seems to be paying any 
> attention to this.
> The Windows Aarch64 debug build in Github actions has been failing for 
> quite some time now e.g. [1]
> LINK : fatal error LNK1104: cannot open file 'libcpmt.lib'
> make[3]: *** [gensrc/GensrcAdlc.gmk:63: 
> /cygdrive/d/a/jdk17/jdk17/jdk/build/windows-aarch64/hotspot/variant-server/tools/adlc/adlc.exe] 
> Error 1
> I suspect this is an issue with the cross-compilation setup as adlc.exe 
> has to be native binary for the build machine, not the target. Someone 
> who actually builds Windows-Aarch64 needs to check a valid configure 
> setup with what is seen in GHA and try to discern what the problem may be.
> I tried to file an issue with GitHub [2] but now suspect this is a 
> configure problem at our end that should be fixed. Otherwise we should 
> remove Windows-aarch64 as a target platform in the submit.yaml workflow 
> file for GHA.
> Thanks,
> David
> [1] 
> [2]

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