JDK9: RFR: 8019470: Changes needed to compile JDK8 on MacOS with clang compiler

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Thu Mar 6 08:36:42 UTC 2014


I was waiting for Magnus to look at this since he is more involved in 
this code at the moment. I think it looks good ok, but would prefer if 
he got the chance to look at it too.


On 2014-03-06 01:11, Henry Jen wrote:
> Ping! Is three any concern on this patch? I got JPRT reports no 
> problem and other reports success.
> I hope we can get this in as early as we can because build is evloving 
> quickly, and I think it only can get better after pushed for more tests.
> Cheers,
> Henry
> On 02/26/2014 12:23 AM, Henry Jen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Please review a webrev to enable XCode5 build on Mac OS X, this webrev
>> add basic clang flags and detect Xcode version to set default toolchain
>> to clang for Xcode5 and after, otherwise set to gcc for Mac OS X.
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~henryjen/jdk9/8019470/1/webrev/
>> This patch build on Maverick with Xcode 5, but is not yet sufficient to
>> enable clang build on my Arch Linux, where I installed clang 3.4. There
>> are some undeclare identifier|function|type warnings/errors, the cause
>> of which is still under investigation, my guess lies in precompile
>> header, but I think that can be addressed later.
>> Cheers,
>> Henry

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