IcedTea 1.12.5 windows build errors

Stefan Ring stefan at
Mon Jun 17 23:43:09 PDT 2013

On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 12:20 AM, Alex Kasko <alex.kasko.lists at> wrote:
> I've built IcedTea 1.12.5 for windows-i586 successfully. If anybody want to
> test it, j2sdk-image is here -
> (sha1: 25998c275159622bc22137f36ce1925da905e530). Tested with "make test"
> (on windows 2000) and running "bin/jconsole.exe" on (windows 2000 and
> windows 2003 x64). windows-amd64 build is in progress.
> I applied some patches, most of them are straightforward (use bundled
> zip/gif/png/jpeg, exclude rhino) only one is non-obvious (windows specific
> AWT problem, patched it "blindly", will look at it thoroughly). Patches are
> quite messy right now, I'll publish them later.

Congratulations on your Windows build! From the output, it looks like
you were using cygwin. How much of cygwin does it need? Just make and
the shell? And I guess you did a non-bootstrap build?

>>> Questions about all that:
>>> 1) Is there something like "$ ./configure ; make download-openjdk" for
>>> IcedTea 1.12.5 to get patched openjdk sources?

I'd try make extract.

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