[8u] Request for Backport approval for JDK-8184309: Fix build warnings from gcc 7.x

Andrew Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Mon Jan 7 06:28:10 UTC 2019

On Thu, 3 Jan 2019 at 10:06, Siddhesh Poyarekar <siddhesh at gotplt.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to request approval to backport the patch that fixed build
> warnings flagged by gcc 7.x.  The bug report is below and was fixed in
> jdk10:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8184309
> The jdk10 fix is here:
> http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk10/jdk10/hotspot/rev/eb11b3f0ae65
> The minimal applicable fix for jdk8u is below:
> https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk8u-dev/2018-December/008341.html
> This was reviewed by Andrew Hughes and he has implemented a similar fix
> himself but didn't get to upstreaming it yet:
> https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk8u-dev/2019-January/008352.html
> Thanks,
> Siddhesh


Let me know if you need me to push this on your behalf.

Andrew :)

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