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8040121: Load variable through a pointer of an incompatible type in src/hotspot/src/share/vm: opto/output.cpp, runtime/sharedRuntimeTrans.cpp, utilities/globalDefinitions_visCPP.hpp Summary: Fixed parfait warnings in globalDefinitions files by using a union for casts. Reviewed-by: kvn
author thartmann
date Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:54:16 +0200
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The Nashorn repo is in the process of being migrated to OpenJDK and as such is
incomplete in several areas.

- The build system is not fully integrated.  When complete, Nashorn will be
installed in its proper location in the JRE.

- Once integrated, the correct version of the JDK will be wrapped around 
Nashorn.  In the meantime, ensure you use JDK8 b68 or later.

- The jjs tool has not been implemented in binary form yet.  Use "sh bin/jjs" 
(or bin/jjs.bat on windows) in the interm.

- The Dynalink component is not fully integrated into Nashorn as yet, but will
be when details are finalized.

- And, finally Nashorn is still in development.  To stay up to date, subscribe
to nashorn-dev@openjdk.java.net at

    http://mail.openjdk.java.net/mailman/listinfo/nashorn-dev.