Build hotspot only in IcedTea after a complete build.

Christian Thalinger Christian.Thalinger at Sun.COM
Fri Aug 21 05:17:37 PDT 2009

Nagy Mostafa wrote:
> So I read the instructions on Volker's blog
> (
> and I managed to build hotspot only successfully. The problem now is
> enabling Zero. I am running on AMD64 and the build fail with
> CC_INTERP=1. Why does this happen and why is Zero built correctly when I
> do a full build of IcedTea ?
> Anyway to enable Zero on AMD64 when building hotspot only ? The command
> I use is:
> CC_INTERP=true LP64=1 LANG=C ALT_BOOTDIR=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/
> HOTSPOT_BUILD_JOBS=5 ALT_OUTPUT_DIR=../../build/hotspot-debug make jvmg

Zero is currently not part of HotSpot itself but a patch of the IcedTea
project, so you might get better answers on distro-pkg-dev.

Anyway, there is a patch in review to integrate Zero in HotSpot and the
request also contains some instructions for building:

-- Christian

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