RFR: Bug Pending: Build fails to compile jchuff.c
John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de
Tue Jan 23 16:36:59 UTC 2018
On 01/23/2018 05:25 PM, Adam Farley8 wrote:
>> SLE-11:* doesn't even have OpenJDK-8 and is also going to be out of support
>> next year anyway.
> Does this mean the gcc version will change? If you have hard information on
> this, I'd appreciate the URL.
I'm not sure what you mean. SLE12-SP3 ships gcc-4.8.x while SLE-15 will
ship gcc-7, see:
Is that what you mean when you say the gcc version is changing?
> If the minimum gcc version for 10 or 11 is above 4.8.5 across all platforms,
> then I agree, but I don't have that information, so I figured I'd ask to
> cover all of the JDK versions, to be safe.
I don't know what the minimum version is at the moment, to be honest. I haven't
tried building OpenJDK-10 or OpenJDK-11 on SLE-12:SP3 yet. I could do that
if that's important.
> Even if the gcc version does change, adding 4.8.5-specific code shouldn't
> break anything.
It most likely doesn't break anything. But it leaves workaround in the code
base which we could potentially forget to clean out later when it is no
> What do you think?
My opinion is that the codebase for OpenJDK-11 should be kept clean because
we are working on getting rid of unnecessary cruft. But this decision isn't
up to me, of course. I'm just arguing that I consider the chances that someone
will try OpenJDK-11 on SLE-12:SP3 or even SLE-11:SP4 very low.
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