undefined ia64_double_zero in hs19
Dr Andrew John Hughes
ahughes at redhat.com
Mon Nov 29 05:12:16 PST 2010
On 11:05 Mon 29 Nov , Gary Benson wrote:
> Matthias Klose wrote:
> > On 29.11.2010 10:18, David Holmes wrote:
> > > Matthias Klose said the following on 11/29/10 18:06:
> > > > The hotspot build fails on ia64, ia64_double_zero is not defined
> > > > anymore. The code references a "IA64 gcc bug", but I cannot find
> > > > any open GCC report for this issue. Is this fixed upstream, or
> > > > is the workaround still necessary? If it's the latter, please
> > > > restore the ia64_double_zero definition.
> > >
> > > That was done a year ago:
> > >
> > > http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/hotspot-comp/hotspot/rev/8e7adf982378
> > >
> > > I suspect it was seen as some opportune "clean up".
> > apparently it's still in OpenJDK6.
> That surprises me... doesn't OpenJDK6 regularly get it's HotSpot
> replaced by the latest and greatest?
I regularly merge in the stable branches when they become available.
We never merge from OpenJDK7 directly.
> This fix has been in HotSpot
> for almost as long as Zero, so it *should* be there...
It was. Someone decided to revert it... :-S
Clearly they didn't actually build on ia64.
> IcedTea always used to have a patch for this. Could it be that
> a now-unrequired IcedTea patch is being reversed?
We removed the patch in IcedTea when it went upstream, first through
our own backport and then through the import of the hs17 stable branch.
Importing hs19 reverted the fix by bringing in 6953477.
So can someone please fix this again?
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