Having problem building jdk9-dev

Sergey Bylokhov Sergey.Bylokhov at oracle.com
Wed May 11 12:41:26 UTC 2016

On 11.05.16 14:48, James Laskey wrote:
> Wonder if we should have a configuration warning when an inappropriate version is used.

+1, is it possible to implement?

> Sent from my iPhone
>> On May 11, 2016, at 8:35 AM, Aleksey Shipilev <aleksey.shipilev at oracle.com> wrote:
>>> On 05/11/2016 02:28 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
>>>> On 11/05/2016 12:14, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
>>>> Got the same today, and figured it only fails with JDK 9 as the boot
>>>> JDK. Builds fine with JDK 8 as boot JDK. Filed:
>>>>   https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8156740
>>> You can never guarantee that the JDK N in development will build with a
>>> older build of JDK N, there is just too much churn. Boot cycles builds
>>> should be fine of course, meaning a JDK build should be able to build
>>> itself (make bootcycle-images).
>> No problem with that. Let's close the bug with WNF and this description
>> then, so the next person facing this particular issue knows the
>> corrective action immediately.
>> Thanks,
>> -Aleksey

Best regards, Sergey.

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