RFR: [8u] Build failed on Ubuntu 18.04 due to deprecated-declarations warnings

Andrew John Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Tue Mar 19 18:06:06 UTC 2019

On 19/03/2019 15:09, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> Probably it's because glibc deprecated readdir, and we don't have
> --disable-warnings-as-errors by default?
> (I think warnings should not be errors except as opt-in by openjdk
> developers/maintainers)
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 7:47 AM Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On 3/19/19 12:25 PM, Jie Fu wrote:
>>> To fix build failures caused by deprecated-declarations warnings, can we
>>> make this change to jdk8u?
>> This is very GCC-version dependent. We really should probe at configure
>> time for
>> these options.
>> --
>> Andrew Haley
>> Java Platform Lead Engineer
>> Red Hat UK Ltd. <https://www.redhat.com>
>> EAC8 43EB D3EF DB98 CC77 2FAD A5CD 6035 332F A671

If this is because of readdir_r, then that's on my radar to backport
once we've branched for 8u212 (it needs time to soak, so I'm aiming for
8u222). I've prefer we fixed this rather than disabling warnings
Andrew :)

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