Patch to fix build breakage with GCC 4.7
dbhole at redhat.com
Wed Feb 29 12:30:06 PST 2012
* David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com> [2012-01-30 21:50]:
> On 31/01/2012 12:36 PM, Deepak Bhole wrote:
> >* David Holmes<david.holmes at oracle.com> [2012-01-30 19:57]:
> >>While gcc compilation on sparc is rare I'm not sure that simply
> >>deleting the sparc-only option unconditionally is the right thing to
> >I thought about that too. But I was unable to find info on OpenJDK +
> >SPARC + Linux. Is that combination even supported? The README doesn't
> >list it:
> Linux-sparc is not one of Oracle's supported OpenJDK platforms.
> However AFAIK there are people in the community building OpenJDK on
> Linux-sparc using the Zero interpreter. I don't know if this would
> affect them but it still seems to me that we should be careful not
> to break other people's builds.
With FOSDEM and subsequent security errata, this got pushed to side.
Sorry for the delay. I've created a new webrev which contains a special
case for the Sparc family (on Linux):
If it is okay for push, please go ahead and push it (I don't have commit
access). I will then propose it for 7u.
> >The option seemed more like a relic from Solaris + SPARC config rather
> >than a requirement for Linux + SPARC.
> >>On 31/01/2012 1:20 AM, Deepak Bhole wrote:
> >>>JDK builds currently fail with GCC 4.7 due to its stricter option
> >>>GCC 4.6 and prior ignored invalid options -- GCC 4.7 does not. Certain
> >>>files in JDK supply the -mimpure-text option to GCC. This option is only
> >>>valid on SPARC[1,2]. As a result, GCC 4.7 throws an error during build
> >>>on Linux (I suppose .
> >>>This patch removes the option:
> >>>1: http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc-3.3.6/gcc/SPARC-Options.html
> >>>2: http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc-3.3.6/gcc/i386-and-x86_002d64-Options.html
> >>>If OK for push, please feel free to do so (I don't have commit access).
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