IcedTea 1.12.5 windows build errors
alex.kasko.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jun 18 04:55:37 PDT 2013
On 06/18/2013 03:11 PM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> 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.
>> I'm interesting in maintaining windows builds for IcedTea, is it
>> possible to have windows-specific changes upstreamed into IcedTea?
> This is great news! Yes, I'd love to get these changes into IcedTea for
> 1.13.0. We also do support for OpenJDK 7 (IcedTea 2.x) and are working
> on OpenJDK 8 (IcedTea 3.x), if you'd be interested in either at some point.
> 7 already has the option of turning off system library support and it's
> probably about time it was added to 1.x.
Yes, I'm going to try 2.4.0 soon. And going to leave 3.x for later
(openjdk8 new build system + MSYS will require some work).
> Thanks for investing time in doing this :)
>> On 06/14/2013 03:16 AM, Alex Kasko wrote:
>>> On 06/13/2013 07:18 PM, Alex Kasko wrote:
>>>> I'm trying to build IcedTea 1.12.5 for windows-i586. Ultimate goal is to
>>>> get jdk6 GPL binaries for windows and linux with latest bugfixes. I have
>>>> a virtual machine with proper environment for building openjdk6  (it
>>>> builds openjdk6-build27 successfully).
>>>> I thought, that most IcedTea changes are linux-related, and
>>>> windows-specific part should be close to openjdk6 build 27. So I ran
>>>> "./configure" (in Linux) without specific options, abort the build after
>>>> patching step and copy "icedtea6-1.12.5/openjdk" contents to windows
>>>> During the build on windows corba, jaxp, jaxws and hotspot modules works
>>>> fine but jdk module aborted the build with AWT-related error  .
>>> Fixed this particular "Wheel95GetMsg" AWT error, have other AWT problems
>>> now, will report them later.
>>>> Comparing AWT sources between IcedTea 1.12.5 and current openjdk6
>>>> mercurial tip I found a lot of windows-specific changes (Direct3D etc)
>>>> in IcedTea.
>>>> Questions about all that:
>>>> 1) Is there something like "$ ./configure ; make download-openjdk" for
>>>> IcedTea 1.12.5 to get patched openjdk sources?
>>>> 2) Is there a switch (in 1.12.5) for using bundled zlib instead of
>>>> system one (I changed makefiles to use bundled one)?
>>>> 3) Am I understand right, that windows changes are the parts of jdk7
>>>> backports and may not work properly with older compiler (jdk6 is built
>>>> with MSVS2003)? Or what are they for, giving that windows is not
>>>> supported platform for icedtea?
>>>> 4) Is it a good idea (for windows builds) to try to revert some windows
>>>> specific AWT-related patches in IcedTea-1.12.5 to make it closer to
>>>> openjdk6-build27? Or changes are too big for that?
>>>>  https://gist.github.com/alexkasko/5773264
>> Alex Kasko
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