RFR: 7113349 JDK8 port to macosx

Mike Swingler swingler at apple.com
Wed Mar 14 09:02:57 PDT 2012

Awesome, thanks much Henri!

Mike Swingler
Apple Inc.

On Mar 14, 2012, at 9:01 AM, Henri Gomez wrote:

> 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 :
> http://openjdk-osx-build.googlecode.com/files/OpenJDK-OSX-8-x64-jdk-b29-20120314.dmg
> Cheers
> 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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