GCC 4.7 OpenJDK Build Failure

Coleen Phillimore coleen.phillimore at oracle.com
Thu Nov 15 07:23:33 PST 2012

On 11/15/2012 2:13 AM, Mikael Vidstedt wrote:
> Agreed, and it would obviously be interesting to know out why the 
> original fix was lost.

Jon's freelist change was a big change, so it's not surprising this was 
lost.   I hope my new ubuntu 12.04 system can get a later gcc compiler 
on it so we can find these earlier.

this-> seemed like the simplest fix so that's why I checked it in.  I 
didn't know what to use with "using" at 11pm my time.


> /Mikael
> 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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