Recommended GCC version?
neugens at limasoftware.net
Thu Jun 19 12:14:31 PDT 2008
Il giorno lun, 31/03/2008 alle 18.37 +0200, Clemens Eisserer ha scritto:
> I wonder which version of GCC is recommended for building OpenJDK?
> 4.3 will probably not work out-of-the-box, should I downgrade to 4.2 or 4.1?
> Some time ago I developed using the closed java-source, and I had to
> install gcc-3.3.6 in order to be able to build the motif-stuff,
> however using such an old version of gcc, linking hotspot failed with
> some obscure messages. (I solved it by copying an already compiled
> library into the build-dirs, so the process thought hotspot was
> already build ;) ).
> Is it possible to not build the motif stuff at all?
> Thanks a lot, lg Clemens
I had to "steal" a couple of patches from icedtea to be able to build
hotspot with gcc 4-3, works fine otherwise.
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