Required Solaris Studio version for jdk9 ?

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at
Thu Mar 30 09:22:16 UTC 2017

On 2017-03-30 10:33, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Hi,
> the current common/doc/ [1] file mentions Studio 12 Update
> 4 with several patches as the minimal build requirement for jdk9 on
> Solaris. Is this information still up to date and do you plan to use
> the mentioned versions for the Java 9 GA build?
Just FYI, no one has updated that file in a long time, so it's probably 
not correct. I am in the process of updating it right now, but have not 
yet started looking into the required compiler version section. If you 
find out anything you'd like to share, I'd really appreciate it. :-)

> Does somebody know how I can find out the exact patch levels of the
> installed Studio compiler/backend versions if I'm using a version of
> Studio which isn't installed locally but on a network share? I tried
> "-V -verbose=version" but it only shows:
> $ CC -V -verbose=version
> CC: Sun C++ 5.13 SunOS_sparc 2014/10/20
> I've also tried the 'version' tool with the same result:
> $ version cc
> cc: Sun C 5.13 SunOS_sparc 2014/10/20
> The version tool recommends using pkginfo/pkg to get the exact version
> of the installed studio components, but this obviously doesn't work
> for a network installation.
> Thank you and best regards,
> Volker
> [1]

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