Having problem building jdk9-dev

Aleksey Shipilev aleksey.shipilev at oracle.com
Wed May 11 11:35:05 UTC 2016

On 05/11/2016 02:28 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> 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).

No problem with that. Let's close the bug with WNF and this description
then, so the next person facing this particular issue knows the
corrective action immediately.


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