hotspot build instructions
feng.xian at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 12:24:18 PST 2008
I guess that you didnt create a .hgrc file in your $HOME directory.
Therefore, mercurial could not load forest extensions (fclone, fpush, etc.).
Below is my .hgrc . I installed mercurial under /usr/share/hg. Hope it
==============the content of /home/fxian/.hgrc ============
username = TerryXian
hgext.forest = /usr/share/hg/lib/python2.5/site-packages/hgext/forest.py
On 2/1/08, Prasad Kulkarni <prasad1310 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks everyone for your help.
> My research only involves making changes to the hotspot JVM. I do not want
> to build the class libraries and anything else that I don't have to. Earlier
> this week, I downloaded just the hotspot compiler from one of Sun's site
> (not the OpenJDK) and built it on fedora/gcc 4.1.2 after making some
> changes to the source files, mainly due to gcc incompatibilities, I believe.
> I also downloaded the latest java SDK hoping that just by replacing the
> libjvm.so file all would work.
> Since that did not work, I started looking at the OpenJDK project. One
> question I have is, exactly how much of the entire JDK does one have to
> build to start customizing hotspot? The hotspot FAQ page provides
> instructions to get the source for the hotspot VM. Those links did not work
> for me, in particular the one for the source bundle,
> So, I have been attempting to download the OpenJDK using Volker's
> instructions on his weblog. Currently, I don't have all the files as yet,
> mercurial only downloads 26 files without hgforest. So, I will try to solve
> those issues today. Please let me know if any one has any suggestions.
> > Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 22:23:34 -0800
> > From: Peter.Kessler at Sun.COM
> > Subject: Re: hotspot build instructions
> > To: prasad1310 at hotmail.com
> > CC: hotspot-dev at openjdk.java.net
> > I wrote osse-build-linux-i586 back when all we had out in the
> > open was the HotSpot source code. It's been superseded by all
> > the good work people have done making it easy (possible) to
> > build HotSpot as part of building the whole OpenJDK.
> > Do you want to build just HotSpot (the JVM, no class libraries)
> > or do you want to build the whole JDK? If so, you might want
> > to post questions on build-dev at openjdk.java.net.
> > I'll take a note to clean up old http://openjdk.java.net/groups/hotspot
> > web pages, but it won't make it to the top of my stack soon.
> > ... peter
> > Prasad Kulkarni wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I am attempting to install hotspot, and use it for some of our
> >> Although I have downloaded all the source files, the link to the
> >> for building Hotspot VM" does not seem to work for me. I am trying to
> open the
> >> link from the FAQ page at:
> >> http://openjdk.java.net/groups/hotspot/faq.html
> >> The link for instructions for linux points to:
> >> http://openjdk.java.net/groups/hotspot/osse-build-linux-i586
> >> I will greatly appreciate if it could be possible to fix the link, or
> for some
> >> one to send me their copy of the build instructions.
> >> thank you,
> >> Prasad
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