thanks for doing this change. It was actually on my TODO list but I
somehow forgot about it :)
The change looks good. Thumb up from me,
On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 2:09 PM, Magnus Ihse Bursie
> In JDK-8195689, the generated-configure.sh was no longer checked in, but
> locally generated. The selected location for generation ($TOPDIR/.build) was
> not unproblematic for some use cases. This patch attempts remedy this.
> The new behaviour will be this:
> * If run from $TOPDIR, the storage directory will be
> * If run from $CUSTOM_ROOT, the storage directory will be
> * If run from any other directory (about to become the build output
> directory for the configuration), the storage directory will be
> This will allow "rm -rf $TOPDIR/build" to function as before to remove all
> build artifacts. It will allow configuration created in out-of-tree
> directories to have the script generated locally.
> I could not put the output file in build/$BUILD/configure-support, since the
> $BUILD name is not yet determined. I did not want to put it in
> build/configure-support, since that would make it look like a configuration
> to the code that enumerates configurations in build.
> I hope this addresses all issues that has been raised.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8197571