RFR: 7113349 JDK8 port to macosx

Henri Gomez henri.gomez at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 09:01:59 PDT 2012

Well I'm using mainly same stuff except I added :

ALT_BOOTDIR=`/usr/libexec/java_home -v 1.7`

A fresh OpenJDK 8 for OSX has been released :



2012/3/14 Mike Swingler <swingler at apple.com>:
> They should be the same ones as what is on the <https://wikis.oracle.com/display/OpenJDK/Mac+OS+X+Port> wiki page...it's just a different repo. I haven't tried it yet, but if you have any issues, here is the place to discuss them.
> Regards,
> Mike Swingler
> Apple Inc.
> On Mar 14, 2012, at 5:59 AM, Henri Gomez wrote:
>> Good news.
>> Could you recall us the recommended/official build command lines ?
>> 2012/3/14 Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com>:
>>> On 03/03/2012 14:31, Alan Bateman wrote:
>>>> On 03/03/2012 14:14, Henri Gomez wrote:
>>>>> Guys could you detail JDK8 build process on OSX ?
>>>>> I'd like to add this to my openjdk-osx-build project.
>>>>> Thanks
>>>> The Mac port isn't in jdk8 yet but should be very soon. The webrev that
>>>> Michael sent a link to is just part of the process to get the changes agreed
>>>> before he pushes it to the jdk8/tl forest, something that I hope will happen
>>>> within a few days. All going well it should mean the Mac port should get to
>>>> the jdk8 master in a few weeks (exactly when it's clearly but I assume it
>>>> will bake in jdk8/tl for a bit).
>>> Just to follow up on this thread. Lana pushed the Mac port to the jdk8
>>> master yesterday so you should be able to clone jdk8/jdk8 and do your stuff
>>> (with a jdk7 build as the bootstrap JDK and working around the gamma
>>> launcher issue).
>>> -Alan

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