<AWT Dev> 8209520: Build fails when native code coverage is enabled

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Thu Aug 30 13:26:57 UTC 2018


On 2018-08-30 02:22, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> On 2018-08-24 00:44, Igor Ignatev wrote:
>> Hi Leonid,
>> We have never supported native code coverage builds with warnings 
>> enabled as errors. There are bugs in gcc which cause false positive 
>> warnings, so it was decided to ignore all warnings from instrumented 
>> builds. It’d be much better and reliable to fix makefiles to always 
>> use ‘disable-warning-as-errors’ when ‘enable-native-coverage’ is 
>> used. It should be pretty straightforward to do.
> I disagree.
> While it is simple to change the build to disable warnings as error 
> when building with code coverage, I think hard-coding this into the 
> build system is a step backwards :-( and not something I want to support.
I shared your opinion at first while discussing this offline with 
Leonid. What changed my mind was the claim that the warnings cannot be 
truly trusted when GCC is generating code coverage data. If that is 
true, then having warnings as errors turned on then serves no purpose. 
The majority of builds will be without code coverage enabled, so we will 
still get ample protection against warnings in the code.
> The code changes suggested by Leonid seems trivial and benign, and 
> helps readability, even apart from fixing compiler warnings.
> If this is deemed unacceptable, it's better to disable those few 
> warnings specifically, for the files/libraries they occur in.
If the claim on the warnings produced by GCC while generating code 
coverage is false, then I certainly agree that the warnings should be 
fixed instead.

> /Magnus
>> cc’ing build alias.
>> Cheers,
>> — Igor
>>> On Aug 23, 2018, at 2:37 PM, Vladimir Kozlov 
>>> <vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com> wrote:
>>> macroassembler changes are good.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Vladimir
>>>> On 8/23/18 1:51 PM, Leonid Mesnik wrote:
>>>> Hi
>>>> Could you please review following fix which fix code so gcc doesn't 
>>>> complain when JDK is build with enabled native code coverage.
>>>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~lmesnik/8209520/webrev.00/ 
>>>> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Elmesnik/8209520/webrev.00/>
>>>> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8209520
>>>> These warning appeared because of change optimization settings used 
>>>> for getting code coverage.
>>>> 1) src/hotspot/cpu/x86/macroAssembler_x86.cpp, 
>>>> src/hotspot/share/gc/shared/genCollectedHeap.cpp
>>>> gcc complained about uninitialized variables, like
>>>> * For target hotspot_variant-server_libjvm_objs_macroAssembler_x86.o:
>>>> /home/lmesnik/ws/jdk-8209520/open/src/hotspot/cpu/x86/macroAssembler_x86.cpp: 
>>>> In member function 'void ControlWord::print() const':
>>>> /home/lmesnik/ws/jdk-8209520/open/src/hotspot/cpu/x86/macroAssembler_x86.cpp:5769:11: 
>>>> error: 'pc' may be used uninitialized in this function 
>>>> [-Werror=maybe-uninitialized]
>>>>       printf("%04x  masks = %s, %s, %s", _value & 0xFFFF, f, rc, pc);
>>>> ~~~~~~^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>>>> /home/lmesnik/ws/jdk-8209520/open/src/hotspot/cpu/x86/macroAssembler_x86.cpp:5769:11: 
>>>> error: 'rc' may be used uninitialized in this function 
>>>> [-Werror=maybe-uninitialized]
>>>> So I just fixed codepath to show more explicitly that variables are 
>>>> initialized before usage.
>>>> 2) src/java.desktop/share/native/libsplashscreen/splashscreen_png.c:
>>>> The changes to prevent waning about clobbering in 
>>>> splashscreen_png.c are similar to fix in:
>>>> 1. JDK-8080695 <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8080695>
>>>>     splashscreen_png.c compile error with gcc 4.9.2
>>>> The another approach would be to fix build to ignore these warnings 
>>>> for code coverage build. While I think it makes build system even 
>>>> more complicated.
>>>> Leonid

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