b39 build problems on Ubuntu 8.10

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Fri Nov 21 11:59:58 UTC 2008

On 21/11/2008, niwi at sics.se <niwi at sics.se> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I am trying to build the open JDK from source (using the b39 snapshot
>  release) on Ubuntu 8.10, but I get the following error message:
>  In file included from ../generated/incls/_precompiled.incl:286:
>  /home1/niwi/record-replay/java/openJava/fifth-try/hotspot/src/share/vm/libadt/port.hpp:
>  In function 'void bcopy(const void*, void*, size_t)':
>  /home1/niwi/record-replay/java/openJava/fifth-try/hotspot/src/share/vm/libadt/port.hpp:40:
>  error: 'void bcopy(const void*, void*, size_t)' redeclared inline without
>  'gnu_inline' attribute
>  /usr/include/bits/string3.h:90: error: 'void bcopy(const void*, void*,
>  size_t)' previously defined here
>  The sanity test passes, but with the following warnings:
>  WARNING: The official linux builds use OS version 2.4.9-e.3.
>  You appear to be using OS version 2.6.27-7-generic.
>  WARNING: The build is being done on Linux Unknown linux.
>  The official linux builds use Linux Advanced Server,
>  specifically Linux Advanced Server release 2.1AS.
>  The version found was '2.6.27-7-generic'.
>  WARNING: The linux compiler is not version 3.2
>  Specifically the GCC compiler.
>  You appear to be using compiler version: 4.3
>  The compiler was obtained from the following location:
>  /usr/bin/
>  Any suggestions?
>  Thanks
>  /Niklas

Use IcedTea.  We've patched this.
Andrew :-)

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