Security fixes are back; other fixes can go in. Time for build 18?
Joseph D. Darcy
Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Tue Dec 8 11:51:12 PST 2009
Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> 2009/12/8 Kelly O'Hair <Kelly.Ohair at sun.com>:
>> Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
>>> Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>>>> Finally, during build, I just spotted another issue. The langtools
>>>> build wrongly passes -Werror to javac and this has been removed in the
>>>> OpenJDK7 version. It only shows up if you build OpenJDK6 with
>>>> OpenJDK7, so it's minor but probably worth fixing. I doubt that is
>>>> the only building-with-7 issue though.
>> Building OpenJDK6 "with" OpenJDK7?
>> You mean with an ALT_BOOTDIR=jdk7? Why?
> Why not? I happen to have a system install of OpenJDK7 m5 and not
> OpenJDK6 at present - the reason for that is exactly because you can't
> install 7 and then use it to build 6. I've since been able to build
> OpenJDK6 using a recent build of IcedTea6 (which uses gcj to build).
> But surely 7 should be able to build 6?
I suspect the build issue is that the JDK 7 Werror checking is more
stringent than the OpenJDK 6 error checking and the OpenJDK 6 sources do
not have the fixes necessary to build under JDK 7 using Werror although
they do build under OpenJDK 6 with Werror.
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