Bug 606308 - oprofile-jit: libjvmti_oprofile.so is not built
oprofile-jit: libjvmti_oprofile.so is not built
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 463223
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: oprofile (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: William Cohen
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Blocks: 463393
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Reported: 2010-06-21 07:54 EDT by Hendrik Brueckner
Modified: 2011-05-13 08:51 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: oprofile-0.9.6-7.el6
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Last Closed: 2010-06-21 08:57:39 EDT
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Description Hendrik Brueckner 2010-06-21 07:54:41 EDT
Description of problem:

The libjvmti_oprofile.so is not built and packaged in the oprofile-jit package. Without the libjvmti_oprofile.so library, performance profiling is not available for Java programs.

The lib is not built because the in the %prep section of the rpm specfile, the openjdk-include.tar.gz tarball containing required header files are not extracted.  The oprofile configure script does not find the required jvmti.h file and, therefore, the lib is built and packaged.

Fix proposal: extract the the openjdk-include.tar.gz during the %prep step of the rpm build. For example, add the following into the %prep section (after the first %setup):
%setup -T -D -a 1

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
check the file list of the oprofile-jit if "/usr/lib64/oprofile/libjvmti_oprofile.so" is included
Actual results:
The lib is not included.

Expected results:
"/usr/lib64/oprofile/libjvmti_oprofile.so" is included.

Additional info:
The problem has been found on s390x, but it might exist on other architectures.
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-21 08:23:21 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 3 William Cohen 2010-06-21 08:57:39 EDT
This should be fixed in oprofile-0.9.6-7.el6.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 463223 ***
Comment 4 Georg Markgraf 2010-06-21 09:21:42 EDT
I guess that fix can be expected with snap7 - right?

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