GCC 4.7 OpenJDK Build Failure

Mikael Vidstedt mikael.vidstedt at oracle.com
Wed Nov 14 23:13:09 PST 2012

Agreed, and it would obviously be interesting to know out why the 
original fix was lost.


On 2012-11-14 20:56, David Holmes wrote:
> IMHO Mikaels fix should be restored.
> David
> 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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