b39 build problems on Ubuntu 8.10

Kelly O'Hair Kelly.Ohair at Sun.COM
Fri Nov 21 18:22:22 UTC 2008

You can ignore the 3 WARNINGS, they will be removed soon.

However, I'm 99.9% sure that these error messages should not be seen
at all when building the OpenJDK sources.

Exactly where did you get the sources from?


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

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