Confused about Windows build
kelly.ohair at oracle.com
Sun Oct 16 19:09:19 PDT 2011
Windows 2000 and Visual Studio 2003 is for 32bit.
Windows 2003 and Microsoft Platform SDK is for 64bit X64.
It's possible it could build with different Visual Studio compilers, but that would probably require makefile and source changes.
On Oct 16, 2011, at 5:33 PM, Ulf Zibis wrote:
> On http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk6/jdk6/raw-file/tip/README-builds.html#windows I read:
> 4. Install the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Professional or the Microsoft Platform SDK.
> But on http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk6/jdk6/raw-file/tip/README-builds.html#msvc I read:
> The 32-bit OpenJDK Windows build requires Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 (VS2003) Professional Edition compiler.
> So do I really need to buy a VS 2003, or is there some "workaround" with the Platform SDK on Windows XP?
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