Compile error on Solaris (Bad value 'wbadlkginit' for flag '-erroff')

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at
Thu Feb 18 08:58:00 UTC 2016

Oh right, that wiki is not updated. We switched to SS12u4 a couple of 
months ago and I updated README-builds. I think you can get around it 
with --disable-warnings-as-errors.


On 2016-02-18 09:32, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Hi,
> after integration of "8148629: Disable remaining warnings in
> awt/fontmanager" I get the following error messages:
> Bad value 'wbadlkginit' for flag '-erroff' for
> '/sapmnt/global/tools/compiler/SS12u3/SUNWspro/prod/bin/ccfe'.
> Bad value 'w_novirtualdescr' for flag '-erroff' for
> '/sapmnt/global/tools/compiler/SS12u3/SUNWspro/prod/bin/ccfe'.
> Bad value 'arrowrtn2' for flag '-erroff' for
> '/sapmnt/global/tools/compiler/SS12u3/SUNWspro/prod/bin/ccfe'.
> I'm using SS 12u3 (i.e. CC: Sun C++ 5.12 SunOS_i386 2011/11/16) which,
> according to [1] should be the supported solaris compiler for jdk9.
> Unfortunately I couldn't find any list of supported tags for the
> '-erroff' command [2].
> Any idea why I'm seeing this and how I can et rid of the problem?
> Thank you and best regards,
> Volker
> [1]
> [2]

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