vs2010+cygwin build failure jdk9/dev, char cannot be represented in current code page

Weijun Wang weijun.wang at oracle.com
Mon May 18 08:27:29 UTC 2015

Or not treating this warning as error?

This is not a stopper for me now since I am already using English locale 
now. But it still feels uncomfortable.


On 5/18/2015 3:02 PM, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> On 2015-05-15 14:58, Weijun Wang wrote:
>> On 5/15/2015 8:46 PM, Erik Joelsson wrote:
>>> Hello Max,
>>> I just synced up my jdk9/dev on Windows and built successfully using
>>> VS2010. I doubt changing compilers will have any effect.
>> I guess it's related to my Windows being Chinese. I've since changed
>> to English (US) and haven't seen the problem.
> Unfortunately locale issues is harder to correct in the build system on
> Windows, since there's no way to locally change the locate (like LC_ALL
> on unixes).
> With that said, it's unfortunate that these files contains odd
> characters. These do not display properly in my (linux) editor as well.
> Normally, I'd say "fix it!" but these files are imported from upstream,
> so a change is more complicated. Probably not worth the effort.
> /Magnus

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