RFR: JDK-8208084: Windows build failure - "'snprintf': identifier not found"

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Mon Jul 23 17:15:09 UTC 2018


On 2018-07-23 08:27, Kim Barrett wrote:
>> On Jul 23, 2018, at 9:38 AM, Michal Vala <mvala at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> JDK-8208084 introduced build failure on Windows, where `snprintf` function is not implemented by Visual Studio 2013 (currently latest compiler supported by OpenJDK).
>> I believe using `sprintf` is safe here. Please see the webrev. If it's ok, I would also need a sponsor for this.
>> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8208084
>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mvala/jdk/jdk/JDK-8208084/webrev.00/
>> Thanks
>> -- 
>> Michal Vala
>> OpenJDK QE
>> Red Hat Czech
> It seems there's some documentation that needs to be updated.  JDK 11
> supports building with VS2017, and I think with JDK 12 we'll be
> requiring it, in preparation for starting to use features from more
> recent C++ standards.
Indeed, that's on me. I just sent out an RFR to correct this.


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