RFR (XS) 8204961: JVMTI jtreg tests build warnings on 32-bit platforms

Boris Ulasevich boris.ulasevich at bell-sw.com
Mon Jun 18 09:24:12 UTC 2018

Hi David,

   Thank you very much!
   Yes, sponsor this please!

best regards,

On 18.06.2018 07:54, David Holmes wrote:
> I ran this through our testing and it was fine.
> I can sponsor this for you if you like Boris.
> Thanks,
> David
> On 14/06/2018 10:55 PM, David Holmes wrote:
>> Hi Boris,
>> I added serviceability-dev as JVM TI and its tests are technically 
>> serviceability concerns.
>> On 14/06/2018 10:39 PM, Boris Ulasevich wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Please review the following patch:
>>>    https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8204961
>>>    http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~bulasevich/8204961/webrev.01
>>> Recently opensourced JVMTI tests gives build warnings for ARM32 build. 
>> I'm guessing the compiler version must have changed since we last ran 
>> these tests on 32-bit ARM. :)
>>> GCC complains about conversion between 4-byte pointer to 8-byte jlong 
>>> type which is Ok in this case. I propose to hide warning using 
>>> conversion to intptr_t.
>> I was concerned about what the warnings might imply but now I see that 
>> a JVM TI "tag" is simply a jlong used to funnel real pointers around 
>> to use for the tagging. So on 32-bit the upper 32-bits of the tag will 
>> always be zero and there is no data loss in any of the conversions.
>> So assuming none of the other compilers complain about this, this 
>> seems fine to me.
>> Thanks,
>> David
>>> thanks,
>>> Boris

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