RFR: JDK-8198652: Stop linking with -base:0x8000000 on Windows

Thomas Stüfe thomas.stuefe at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 07:53:52 UTC 2018

Hi Erik,

makes sense and looks fine.


On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 11:05 PM, Erik Joelsson <erik.joelsson at oracle.com>

> On Windows, we have been linking libjvm.so with -base:0x8000000 since
> forever. This may have been a good idea on earlier versions of windows, but
> with VS2017 it generates a warning and with ASLR, the address a given
> binary is loaded at will vary between runs anyway, so there is little point
> setting this linker option anymore (since Windows Vista). So I propose we
> just remove it.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8198652
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8198652/webrev.01/
> /Erik

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