Build hotspot only in IcedTea after a complete build.

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at
Fri Aug 21 05:23:42 PDT 2009

2009/8/21 Christian Thalinger <Christian.Thalinger at>:
> 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

Will the HotSpot team be giving feedback on this patch sometime soon?
The patch is already integrated into the IcedTea JDK7 forest and
working just fine.
Andrew :-)

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