Having problem building jdk9-dev

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed May 11 11:28:17 UTC 2016

On 11/05/2016 12:14, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
> Got the same today, and figured it only fails with JDK 9 as the boot
> JDK. Builds fine with JDK 8 as boot JDK. Filed:
>    https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8156740
You can never guarantee that the JDK N in development will build with a 
older build of JDK N, there is just too much churn. Boot cycles builds 
should be fine of course, meaning a JDK build should be able to build 
itself (make bootcycle-images).


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