RFR(XS) : 8144695 : --disable-warnings-as-errors does not work for HotSpot build

Igor Ignatyev igor.ignatyev at oracle.com
Thu Dec 17 13:22:28 UTC 2015

> On Dec 17, 2015, at 2:10 AM, Kim Barrett <kim.barrett at oracle.com> wrote:
> On Dec 16, 2015, at 5:54 PM, Igor Ignatyev <igor.ignatyev at oracle.com> wrote:
>> as Mikael V correctly pointed out, there is missed $( ) in solaris/adlc.
>> here is the new webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~iignatyev/8144695/webrev.01/
> I wonder why the value for WARNINGS_ARE_ERRORS isn't obtained from the
> configure-provided variable CFLAGS_WARNINGS_ARE_ERRORS?
> E.g. something like
> There may be a good reason for that, and thinking about it is probably
> better done as a separate RFE.  Doing so might simplify things by
> allowing the assignment to be moved to some higher level common point.
> [The bsd conditionalization on $(COMPILER_WARNINGS_FATAL) might make
> that hard.  Where does that variable come from?  I haven't looked for
> anything similar elsewhere.]
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
> make/solaris/makefiles/adlc.make 
>  77   WARNINGS_ARE_ERRORS ?= -w -xwe
> I'm pretty sure "-w" is wrong here, and should be removed.
you are right, I made a typo, it was ‘+w’ before. the new webrev : http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~iignatyev/8144695/webrev.02/

>  And it's
> not clear why this assignment should be conditional on the compiler
> version.
it was added as a fix for https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-6851829, excerpt from Chris’s evaluation:

> Since some of the errors are in system headers we can only disable the "+w -errwarn" on SS11 and below.

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