Build error on OSX

Henri Gomez henri.gomez at
Sun Sep 23 11:59:27 PDT 2012

> This looks like a problem with the old build process.
> For the lambda repo we've almost entirely shifted over to the much simpler and faster build-infra build system. This is also happening because we expect that the old (existing) build system will be retired in jdk8 quite soon.
> cd common/makefiles
> sh ../autoconf/configure --with-boot-jdk=/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.7.0_07.jdk/Contents/Home
> make images
> It's quite likely the old build system will be frequently broken. I do ensure it is working for our binary drops but in between builds it will probably break.
> Is there are a reason for using the old build system for your builds?

I still using old build system for OSX / Linux and this until new
build system will works as expected AND OpenJDK team will announce end
of support for old build system, and I didn't see such announce.

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