GCC 4.7 OpenJDK Build Failure

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Wed Nov 14 20:56:21 PST 2012

IMHO Mikaels fix should be restored.


On 15/11/2012 1:40 PM, Coleen Phillimore wrote:
> On 11/14/2012 8:17 PM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
>> I hear this has been reported already, but I couldn't see anything
>> obvious in the archives for the various HotSpot lists.
>> The build of jdk8 (currently b64) fails on gcc 4.7. I'm not sure when
>> it exactly regressed, but a number of people have mentioned over the
>> past week
>> or so.
>> The following webrev fixes the build (following GCC's advice):
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~andrew/hotspot/webrev.05/
>> If you've already committed something and it's in the pipes, feel
>> free to ignore this. Otherwise, we could really do with this going in
>> so people can
>> build OpenJDK8 again.
>> Thanks,
> I thought someone was already going to check this in. It's reported as
> CR 8003259. <https://jbs.oracle.com/bugs/browse/JDK-8003259>
> It looks like it was also contributed by peter.levart at gmail.com.
> Jon's on vacation. We have reviewed this. I'll check it in now.
> Thanks,
> Coleen

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