Server JVM fails to build on linux-sparc64 after recent changes

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz glaubitz at
Fri Sep 6 13:21:16 UTC 2019

On 9/6/19 2:45 PM, David Holmes wrote:
>> On 9/6/19 1:04 PM, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
>>> Has anyone seen this before? I assume there have been made some changes for the
>>> SPARC code that were not considering the necessary changes for Linux as well.
>>> I will bisect this later, but maybe someone already knows what the problem is.
>> It looks like a new warning that was introduced with gcc-9. I have opened a bug
>> report and already have a patch that fixes the problem. Will send an RFR later.
> I was going to ask if you'd used gcc-9 previously because nativeInst_sparc.hpp hasn't been touched in 7 months :)

Debian recently switched the default compiler for the openjdk packages over to gcc-9,
so it was obvious very quickly where the problem was ;).


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