RFR(XS): 8214063: [AIX] Disable symbol visibility flags

Volker Simonis volker.simonis at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 15:33:57 UTC 2018


can I please have a review for the following trivial change which
simply disables the symbol visibility flags on AIX:


Change "8202322: AIX: symbol visibility flags not support on xlc 12.1"
[1] blindly introduced these flags for all xlC compiler versions >
12.1 without ever testing it (which should not have happened). Now
that people are starting to really use xlC 13 it turns out that there
is more to do than just enabling the flags. This future work is
covered by "8204541: Correctly support AIX xlC 13.1 symbol visibility

Thank you and best regards,

[1] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8202322
[2] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8204541

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