Hi - is there a group of people working on OpenJDK 8 for OpenBSD?

Christos Zoulas christos at zoulas.com
Mon Apr 27 17:53:15 UTC 2015

On Apr 27,  1:34pm, bryan at bceassociates.com ("Bryan C. Everly") wrote:
-- Subject: Re: Hi - is there a group of people working on OpenJDK 8 for Open

| OK.  It compiled for quite some time and then hit a warning that caused the
| build to stop.  Apparently there is a "treat warnings as errors" flag set
| in the build scripts.
| I found it in hotspot/bsd/makefiles/gcc.make and commented it out just to
| keep moving.
| Next error I hit was in os_posix.cpp on line 175 and 195.  RLIMIT_AS was
| not declared in this scope.  From looking at the man page for getrlimit()
| it looks like that is one that isn't available on OpenBSD.  While I should
| have spent more time looking for an analog (maybe RLIMIT_RSS or
| RLIMIT_DATA?) I just put an #ifndef __OpenBSD__ around the two code
| segments and pressed on.

It is different than those two. You could just
#ifdef RLIMIT_AS
around it, so it is not OpenBSD-specific. OpenBSD does not seem to have
RLIMIT_AS (or as it is otherwise known RLIMIT_VMEM).


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