Error building openJDK7

Tim Bell Tim.Bell at Sun.COM
Thu Mar 26 13:58:31 UTC 2009

Hi Neale:
> I’m trying to build the JDK for the first time. I grabbed the sources 
> from the mercurial repository and followed the FAQ to perform the build. 
> It builds a heap of stuff before it dies with the following:
> error: com.sun.jmx.snmp.SnmpValue: class file for 
> com.sun.jmx.snmp.SnmpValue not found
> error: class file for com.sun.jmx.snmp.SnmpValue not found
> The source code for the above class is there but it doesn’t appear to be 
> being compiled. Is this a known problem or a newbie mistake easily fixed?

This is bug-id 6819847 "build is broken for OpenJDK with plugs"

the work around is to define

This was an unintended consequence of the fix for

Hope this helps-

Tim Bell

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