I presume build folk are aware that older compilers produce more portable binaries. My own rule of thumb is to use 5 year old compilers - battle tested, well aged, but haven't turned to vinegar yet.
On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 11:14 AM, Erik Joelsson <erik.joels...@oracle.com> wrote: > This patch changes the default devkit used to produce builds for Linux x64 > at Oracle. The new devkit is based on GCC 7.3.0. > > Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8200375/webrev.01/ > > Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8200375 > > /Erik > >