[cp-patches] [RFC/PATCH] Generate META-INF/INDEX.LIST file for glibj.zip

Pekka Enberg penberg at kernel.org
Fri May 27 05:51:42 UTC 2011


Hi Andrew,

On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 6:45 AM, Dr Andrew John Hughes
<ahughes at redhat.com> wrote:
>>  if WITH_JAR
>> -CREATE_GLIBJ_ZIP=$(JAR) cf glibj.zip gnu java javax org sun META-INF
>> +CREATE_GLIBJ_ZIP=$(JAR) cf glibj.zip gnu java javax org sun META-INF && $(JAR) i glibj.zip
>>  else
>>  CREATE_GLIBJ_ZIP=$(ZIP) -r -D glibj.zip gnu java javax org sun META-INF > /dev/null
>>  endif
>
> My only concern with the patch (as I think Mark also raised on IRC) is that it means
> the index is only generated if WITH_JAR is set and not if $(ZIP) is used.
>
> Should we just drop the $(ZIP) option and require jar to be available?  I suspect
> the reason we haven't done this is a bootstrapping issue.  Does anyone have any
> thoughts?

I think requiring jar is reasonable in 2011 and we should drop zip support. ;-)

                        Pekka



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