Feedback on the New Build System

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Thu Mar 14 08:58:49 UTC 2013

On 14/03/2013 01:26, David Holmes wrote:
> :
>> 3.  -Werror is set for the SCTP native code causing the build to fail:
>> Lots of stuff like:
>> /home/andrew/projects/openjdk/upstream/jdk8/jdk/src/solaris/native/sun/nio/ch/sctp/SctpChannelImpl.c:88:24: 
>> error: unused parameter 'klass' [-Werror=unused-parameter]
>> as -Werror is passed and -Wno-unused doesn't seem to turn these off.  
>> worked around it (perhaps this should at least be WARNINGS_ARE_ERRORS 
>> to match HotSpot?)
>> Do we have a preferred way to fix these errors?  I know about 
>> __unused__ but I believe this
>> is GCC-specific and I wouldn't want to break the build on other 
>> platforms (Solaris, MacOS X, BSD).
> What gcc version are you using? I don't see this with 4.6.
> Probably best to take this up with nio-dev folk.
I'm using 4.6.3 and don't see it either. In any case, this is SCTP so 
net-dev is the best place to review a patch to it (but it doesn't 
matter, the right people will see it either way).


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