Request or comment: 8071690: Include local HotSpot headers before the system headers

Thomas Stüfe thomas.stuefe at
Thu Jan 29 13:53:07 UTC 2015

> I actually meant that we could consider to stop building with precompiled
> headers, if it helps resolving some of the include file problems that we
> are often seeing. Removing the precompiled headers and changing our
> includes to be more precise might even lower the compile times of
> incremental builds.
> StefanK
Removing unnecessary dependencies from headers would be very nice. That has
always been a pain point at least in our code, because developers tend to
forget to remove headers when the code using them is removed.

Would be even nicer to catch unnecessary includes automatically.


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