OpenJDK for Mac
rob.ross at gmail.com
Thu Jul 31 18:00:05 PDT 2008
At the present time there is no support for building on Mac from the
However, a while ago Landon Fuller got a build of the JRL JDK6 source
You can download binaries here:
The binaries will run 32bit on 10.4 & 10.5, or 64bit on 10.5, but
only on the latest Intel machines.
Also, the port is using X11 to render graphics, so it won't "look"
anything like the Apple JDK.
So the short story is, there's a kinda hack-ish version of OpenJDK6
available, that works on a limited amount of machines.
I was not able to successfully build this project from his sources.
I have emailed him several times, but he has not replied. I believe
he is extremely busy with his startup at the moment.
I am interested in working on getting OpenJDK to run as a native Mac
app, but at present I do not have the technical experience to
organize this project. But if you're interested in working on this,
we should start communicating regularly and start to gather critical
Rob Ross, Lead Software Engineer
"Beware of he who would deny you access to information, for in his
heart he dreams himself your master." -- Commissioner Pravin Lal
On Jul 31, 2008, at 5:49 PM, Frans Thamura wrote:
> hi there,
> can i know, how to use OpenJDK code and compile in Mac and make it
> mac vresion
> esp in old Mac
> Frans Thamura
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