URGENT RFR: 8041141: JDK9 emb build failure on PPC platform

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Tue Apr 22 00:20:01 UTC 2014

Thanks Tim!

Changes pushed.


On 22/04/2014 9:57 AM, Tim Bell wrote:
> Hi David:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dholmes/8041141/webrev/
>> The recent changes to convert warnings to errors didn't account for
>> some type-punning warnings in our Embedded PPC build due to the use of
>> strict-aliasing. Really we shouldn't be using strict-aliasing so this
>> change (which for some reason is in the open flags.m4 file) brings ppc
>> in-line with all other platforms and sets -fno-strict-aliasing
>> I will be pushing this to jdk9/dev as we need this fixed immediately.
> Looks good to me.
> Tim

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