Recommended GCC version?
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Tue Apr 1 07:29:22 PDT 2008
On 31/03/2008, Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Clemens,
> I recently successfully built the whole OpenJDK using gcc 3.3.3 on
> Suse Enterprise Linux 9.3 (see
> I had no linking problems. Currently I'm building HotSpot only on
> OpenSuse 10.0 with gcc 4.0.2.
> I think with every gcc newer than 3.2.2 (which is the recommanded GCC
> version if you follow the Readme:
> youll have to disable the treatment of warnings as errors (see my
> blog entry mentioned above).
> Regarding your linking problem: is this perhaps the 'cannot restore
> segment prot after reloc' problem (BugID 6538311:
> http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=6538311). This is
> caused by SELinux - there's a workaround in the bug description.
> Hope this helps,
> On 3/31/08, Clemens Eisserer <linuxhippy at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I wonder which version of GCC is recommended for building OpenJDK?
> > 4.3 will probably not work out-of-the-box, should I downgrade to 4.2 or 4.1?
> > Some time ago I developed using the closed java-source, and I had to
> > install gcc-3.3.6 in order to be able to build the motif-stuff,
> > however using such an old version of gcc, linking hotspot failed with
> > some obscure messages. (I solved it by copying an already compiled
> > library into the build-dirs, so the process thought hotspot was
> > already build ;) ).
> > Is it possible to not build the motif stuff at all?
> > Thanks a lot, lg Clemens
gcc (GCC) 4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-21)
which seems to build IcedTea/OpenJDK fine.
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