RFR: JDK-8198243: Add build time check for global operator new/delete in object files

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Tue Feb 20 18:05:36 UTC 2018


Hello,

This patch adds a build time check for uses of global operators new and 
delete in hotspot C++ code. The check is only run with toolchains GCC 
and Clang (Linux and Macos builds). I have also modified the Oracle 
devkit on Linux to add the necessary symlink so that objdump will get 
picked up by configure.

This change is depending on several fixes removing such uses that are 
currently in jdk/hs so this change will need to be pushed there as well.

Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8198243

Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8198243/webrev.01/

/Erik



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