Fwd: Re: RFR(xxs): 8072935: Fix missing newline at end of file after 8067447

Mario Torre neugens.limasoftware at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 14:04:28 UTC 2015

2015-02-12 14:27 GMT+01:00 Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> I don't think we should enforce a minimum Version for GCC (actually we
> would have to enforce an exact version because the master builds at
> Oracle are only tested with exactly one compiler version - see
> https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/Build/Supported+build+platforms).
> Different users have different requirements and if somebody for some
> reason has to use an older/newer version of GCC we shouldn't make that
> unnecessarily hard. But issuing a warning during the configure step
> would be fine for me.
> I think that compiling a project with different compilers or different
> versions of a compiler is a very good overall health check. In this
> case we detected a file without new-line at the end of files. I think
> everybody agrees this is something we do not want to have, no
> difference if it is objected by the official build tools.
> I'd like to propose a new test in jcheck instead which checks for this
> situation.



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