IcedTea 1.12.5 windows build errors

Stefan Ring stefan at
Tue Jun 18 04:25:54 PDT 2013

>> And I guess you did a non-bootstrap build?
> I'm not sure, what exactly is "bootstrap build"? I copied patched openjdk
> sources into windows and built them calling "make" from the top directory (I
> guess this is called "control build").

icedtea can build an intermediate jdk, usually using gcj or ecj, and
only after that, uses it to build the real jdk. I think that's the
default behavior. It is controlled by --disable-bootstrap. The
purposes of this intermediate step are to purge the resulting binaries
of all proprietary stuff that might have crept in, and also to
facilitate building on platforms where there was no Sun-provided JDK.

>> I'd try make extract.
> On the quick glance "make extract" leave "icedtea6-1.12.5/openjdk" directory
> unpatched.

make patch
looks more promising ;)

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