Successfully building 32- and 64-bit OpenJDK 8 on WinXP/64bit with free tools only
volker.simonis at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 06:36:24 PST 2011
for me it seems to work!
I've just copied the created j2sdk-image directory to a Win2003
machine and run the demo\jfc\Font2DTest\Font2DTest.jar demo without
any problems. As far as I can see, the "freetype.dll" is available
within the JDK-image at j2sdk-image\jre\bin\freetype.dll.
Had you build the images and copied these images to the new host when
you run into the problems?
On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 4:28 AM, Sean Chou <zhouyx at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> Hi Volker,
> I would like to know have you tried to run gui application with the
> build on another
> windows machine which doesn't have freetype.dll installed ? I had built jdk
> windows but found that it can run gui applications in the machine built it,
> but cann't
> run gui application in machines without freetype installed.
> On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 2:19 AM, Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at gmail.com>
>> I've put together a short description on how to build both, a 64- and
>> a 32-bit version of OpenJDK 8 on a plain, vanilla WindowsXP 64-bit
>> operating system using only free (as in free beer) tools:
>> It seems as if it is not that hard anymore nowadays:)
> Best Regards,
> Sean Chou
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