OpenJDK 8 + lambdas build for OS X
henri.gomez at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 10:27:13 PST 2011
> Yeah, in general in OpenJDK we tend to create new Projects for new
> major features (like a mac port, or this one ... ;)- that allows
> the team of people working on a feature to work in splendid isolation
> until the feature is ready to get merged into a mainline release.
> So Lambda (& Jigsaw) are in their own Projects with their own
> hg forests. Note that Mike & Maurizio synced up the lambda forest
> with JDK 8 recently:
> so creating such builds should be easier then before, but given that neither
> Lambda nor the Mac Port are integrated into JDK 8, you'd have three fast
> moving parts to deal with, so it wouldn't necessarily be trivial:
> Just potentially a bit easier then a few weeks ago. ;)
For Lambda on OS/X, a bsd-port (ie: without Cocoa) should be enough.
More information about the mlvm-dev