RFR(S): 8154087: Fix AIX and Linux/ppc64le after the integration of the new hotspot build

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Tue Apr 12 16:18:00 UTC 2016

Hello Volker,

This looks good to me. I will sponsor the change into hs-rt once someone 
reviews the source code changes.


On 2016-04-12 18:03, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Hi,
> can I please have a review for the following trivial changes to make
> the build work again on AIX and Linux/ppc64le after the integration of
> the new hotspot build system. The changes are all AIX and/or ppc64
> specific and shouldn't change the behavior on any other platform.
> Because the top-level changes require the rebuild of
> generated-configure.sh and the hotspot changes are in shared code, I
> also need a sponsor. It would be best if the changes could be pushed
> in sync to the hs-rt repository:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/2016/8154087.top
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/2016/8154087.hs
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/2016/8154087.jdk
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8154087
> The hotspot change contains a trivial source code change in an AIX
> file to fix a warning which would otherwise break the build with
> "warnings as errors".
> The jdk change disables "warnings as errors" for AIX for several libs
> such that we can build the complete jdk with "warnings as errors" on
> AIX as well now. Fixing the actual warnings will be done in a later
> change.
> Thanks a lot and best regards,
> Volker

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