RFR(XXS): 8057129: Fix AIX build after the Extend CompileCommand=option change 8055286

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Wed Sep 3 22:17:40 UTC 2014

Looks good. I will push it today.


On 9/3/14 5:48 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Hi,
> could somebody please review and sponsor this tiny change which fixes
> an AIX build failure after "8055286: Extend CompileCommand=option to
> handle numeric parameters" (details see below).
> It would be nice if this fix could be pushed to hs-comp before hs-comp
> gets pushed to the other hs repos:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/8057129/
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8057129
> The AIX xlC compiler is overly picky with regard to section
> "Candidate functions" of the C++ standard (see
> http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2011/n3242.pdf)
> which states:
> "If the function name is an unqualified-id and the call would be
> ill-formed or would find a better match had the lookup within the
> associated namespaces considered all the function declarations with
> external linkage introduced in those namespaces in all translation
> units, not just considering those declarations found in the template
> definition and template instantiation contexts, then the program has
> undefined behavior."
> xlC implements this by not taking into account static functions which
> have internal linkage and terminates with the error message:
> "hotspot-comp/src/share/vm/compiler/compilerOracle.cpp", line 364.10:
> 1540-0274 (S) The name lookup for "get_option_value" did not find a
> declaration.
> "hotspot-comp/src/share/vm/compiler/compilerOracle.cpp", line 364.10:
> 1540-1292 (I) Static declarations are not considered for a function
> call if the function is not qualified.
> The fix is trivial - just qualify the call to "get_option_value" like this:
>    return ::get_option_value(method, option, value);
> Thank you and best regards,
> Volker

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