RFR(XS): 8215009: GCC 8 compilation eror in libjli

Dmitry Chuyko dmitry.chuyko at bell-sw.com
Tue Dec 11 11:30:07 UTC 2018

On 12/11/18 4:03 AM, David Holmes wrote:
> Hi Dmitry,
> On 11/12/2018 12:16 am, Dmitry Chuyko wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Please review a small fix in java_md_solinux.c: continuation is not 
>> truly compatible with pthread_create start_routine's signature but we 
>> control what actually happens. So it makes sense to add intermediate 
>> void* cast to silence the error.
> I'd be tempted to fix the signature and get rid of all the casts.

David, the signature is a signature of

int JNICALL JavaMain(void * _args)

It would be fun to change it. But still on Windows it is correctly 
passed to _beginthreadex() and then return code is extracted with 
GetExitCodeThread(). In case we want it to return void* the cast will 
move there.


> Cheers,
> David
>> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8215009
>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dchuyko/8215009/webrev.00/
>> testing: submit repo 
>> (mach5-one-dchuyko-JDK-8215009-20181207-1625-13615: PASSED)
>> -Dmitry

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