Please comment, debug, flame, whatever....
ted at tedneward.com
Sun Dec 16 04:36:13 UTC 2007
Thanks--will update all of those in a day or two.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kelly.Ohair at Sun.COM [mailto:Kelly.Ohair at Sun.COM]
> Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2007 12:30 PM
> To: Ted Neward
> Cc: 'build-dev'
> Subject: Re: Please comment, debug, flame, whatever....
> First off... Excellent, well done, and thank you.
> A few comments:
> You should use the link
> for the build readme, or refer to
> The one you have goes through the subversion repository, which will be
> going away someday.
> You mentioned not building the plugin or installers, but they aren't in
> OpenJDK, yet.
> The UNICOWS is not needed in jdk7 anymore. Not sure if OpenJDK 6 will
> need it.
> Be careful putting cygwin before VS2003 in the PATH, cygwin has a
> and so does VS2003, you need the one from VS2003.
> I suspect the reason you are having the COMPILER_VERSION problem is
> the makefiles are trying to run cl.exe to get the version, and if the
> PATH/LIB/INCLUDE env variables are not setup right, cl.exe fails.
> Several people have run into that problem.
> On the C:\ vs C:/ vs. /cyg*/ paths, I try and use the C:/ all the time
> everywhere, and anywhere in the Makefiles where I know I need C:\ or
> the /cyg*/ paths, I try and use cygpath or MKS dosname to force them
> into the right form. NMAKE.EXE only likes C:\ paths, and cygwin PATH
> only wants /cyg*/ paths, and Windows/Java/MKS never want /cyg*/ paths.
> I wish we had a better solution on Windows for this shell/path mania.
> Ted Neward wrote:
> > http://blogs.tedneward.com/2007/12/15/Let+The+JDK+Hacking+Begin.aspx
> > I promised to do this, so here we go. Kelly, if I’m wrong about any
> > the details, or need to flesh out more detail in places, please let
> me know.
> > Ted Neward
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