Having problem building jdk9-dev

James Laskey james.laskey at oracle.com
Wed May 11 11:48:37 UTC 2016

Wonder if we should have a configuration warning when an inappropriate version is used. 

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> On May 11, 2016, at 8:35 AM, Aleksey Shipilev <aleksey.shipilev at oracle.com> wrote:
>> 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.
> Thanks,
> -Aleksey

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