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Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Mon Dec 29 00:18:20 PST 2008
2008/12/29 Eric Richardson <ekrichardson at gmail.com>:
> I know it is not generally good to cross post. Should this be targeted
> towards distro-pkg-dev? Since I'm new to this I really want to stay in good
> On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 7:52 PM, Michael Franz <mvfranz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This is what I did the last time I attempted to build IcedTea on OS X
>> I use MacPorts for the dependencies. At one time I had a Portfile for
>> this, but it got lost in the computer shuffle.
>> Edit configure.ac to change ALSA missing to be a warning instead of an
>> Installed the following ports:
>> findtuils - use the prefix variant +with_default_names
>> coreutils - use the prefix variant +with_default_names
>> gsed - use the prefix variant +with_default_names
>> nawk -- not needed if openjdk/jdk/make/common/shared/Defs-utils.gmk is
>> export LDFLAGS='-L/opt/local/lib'
> I got past most of the dependencies so far.
> I used the LDFLAGS and it works to find the added libraries. (was thinking
> Now I found something a breaking which is on line 285 of configure.ac
> ./configure: line 11156: syntax error near unexpected token `XPROTO,'
> ./configure: line 11156: `PKG_CHECK_MODULES(XPROTO,
> return from the shell, echo $? 2
> from config.log, configure: exit 258
> I don't see anything obvious and am really not all that familiar yet with
> these configuration scripts.
This line shouldn't be in the configuration script. Something went
wrong when you ran ./autogen.sh.
>> maybe this too: export
>> I used OpenJDK to bootstrap Icedtea6 - previously I used Apple's JDK 6.
>> ./configure --enable-zero
>> --with-xerces2-jar=/opt/local/share/java/xercesImpl.jar --without-rhino
>> then make
>> I was taking things from the OpenJDK 7 BSD port to get around missing make
>> files, but mixing OpenJDK 6 and OpenJDK 7 is probably not a good idea.
>> On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 7:54 PM, Eric Richardson <ekrichardson at gmail.com>
>>> Hi Michael,
>>> On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 8:52 AM, Michael Franz <mvfranz at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I have looked at compiling IcedTea for OS X prior to the BSD port being
>>>> public. I was not successful. I use Macports and had some of the necessary
>>>> dependencies added to it (eclipse-ecj). I also only have Intel macs so I
>>>> can use the OpenJDK BSD port to bootstrap.
>>> Thanks for this MacPorts tip as this helped me past my eclipse-ecj
>>>> I don't have my notes handy, but I was using Java 6 (at the time Apple's
>>>> Java 6 was not complete) and had some issues with compling some classes. I
>>>> tried to get Red Hat's modified gcc/gcj but it would not compile. GCC 4.3
>>>> was not released yet, but I think it is now. Gcc 4.3 should work as an
>>>> alternative - no guarentees. Will Java 5 work? I don't know.
>>>> I was recently looking at using the zero port in Icedtea, but never
>>>> completed the build process either.
>>> I read some more on the IceTea site and it looks like this should be
>>>> I can post my configure script when I have access if you are still
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