GCC 4.7 OpenJDK Build Failure

Coleen Phillimore coleen.phillimore at oracle.com
Wed Nov 14 19:40:03 PST 2012

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.

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