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

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Thu Mar 22 10:06:41 UTC 2018

On 2018-03-21 23:05, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> 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/
Looks good to me. Thanks for fixing this!

> /Erik

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