IcedTea6 1.6 Released!
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Thu Sep 10 06:26:35 PDT 2009
2009/9/10 Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com>:
> Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> 2009/9/9 Matthias Klose <doko at ubuntu.com>:
>>> On 09.09.2009 22:59, Andreas Radke wrote:
>>>> configure: WARNING: unrecognized options: --with-openjdk-home
>>>> Was has been changed here?
>>> run configure --help and look for the changed configuration options. Yes, we
>>> missed to document these changes.
>> Yeah, the important bit you missed off that big listing was the
>> options you were passing to configure :)
>> But if you change --with-openjdk-home to --with-openjdk, all should be well.
>> I did document this in 7... it just seems that bit didn't get backported :(
> Can you please back-port the documentation change?
Sure, how's this?
* INSTALL: Update documentation to reflect recent changes and add
It appears --with-openjdk was never even documented, never mind this change :(
Let me know if this is ok to commit and on which branches to do so.
I'm also plan to forwardport the two NEWS changesets from 1.6 to HEAD;
is that ok?
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diff -r 7da45c5bcfa0 INSTALL
--- a/INSTALL Thu Sep 10 14:16:04 2009 +0100
+++ b/INSTALL Thu Sep 10 14:22:13 2009 +0100
@@ -39,6 +39,8 @@
For building the zero-assembler port (see below), you will need libffi.
+For building the Shark JIT, you will need LLVM 2.5 or current SVN.
For building with systemtap support (--enable-systemtap), you will need
systemtap-sdt-devel (available since systemtap 0.9.5). This also needs
the --with-abs-install-dir configure option to make sure the hotspot.stp.in
@@ -51,21 +53,20 @@
See ./configure --help if you need to override the defaults.
-To bootstrap IcedTea with ecj:
+To bootstrap IcedTea with ecj and a Classpath-based JDK such as GCJ:
-To build IcedTea with an older version of IcedTea, use:
+To build IcedTea with an older version of IcedTea or OpenJDK, use:
- [default location: /usr/lib/jvm/java-icedtea,
- to specifiy location use --with-icedtea-home=/path/to/icedtea]
+ to specify the location use --with-openjdk=/path/to/icedtea]
There is currently no install target.
-IcedTea ends up in openjdk/control/build/<os>-<arch> when the build completes.
+IcedTea ends up in openjdk/build/<os>-<arch> when the build completes.
Example instantiations of <os>-<arch> include linux-i586, linux-amd64 and linux-ppc64.
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