Getting Started with OpenJDK in NetBeans IDE?
David.Bristor at Sun.COM
Mon Jul 9 09:31:05 PDT 2007
Peter B. West wrote:
> I've reposted your reply to the nbusers message I posted.
> I was using NB 5.5.1. The page at
> doesn't mention that. It links to NB6M9 (not M10), but if you already
> have NB installed you're not going to follow that link.
I'll see about having the get-and-build page updated to explicitly mention
that NB6 is required.
> I've now installed M10, and the projects are visible.
> I wrote and tested (in another package space) an implementation of RFE
> 6410729 Add BitSet.previousClearBit, previousSetBit and posted the
> results in the JDK-collaboration/dev forum on 2007-05-06, but have had
> no responses. I think I must be missing something in the procedure for
> handling these things. Advice on this would be appreciated.
The "contribute" page at
should steer you in the right direction. core-libs-dev at openjdk.java.net might
be the right list.
> I seem to have lost the description of setting up personal NetBeans
> projects within JDK7. I recall a discussion of cloning and modifying one
> of the existing projects when setting up a Java-only project, and the
> example used was Collections. That's exactly what I need; in fact, a
> subset of Collections. Can you point me in the right direction for doing
in the openjdk source bundle.
>>Your emails to nbusers have been forwarded to me. I worked on the
> NetBeans projects for OpenJDK, and hope to help resolve your issues.
> But I need more information.
>>First, the best place for these questions is to
>> nb-projects-dev at openjdk.java.net
>>On to the issues:
>>Peter, are you using NetBeans 6? I ask because when I use NetBeans
> 5.5 to open a project (jarzip) I see the "???" instead of the name.
> NetBeans 6 is *required*. If you are using NetBeans 6 and see the
> problem, can you tell me exactly what steps you are doing to cause the
>>Sang, I'm not clear on your issue: you say "having the same problem"
> but then say "For NetBeans 6, at least I don't see this problem", so I'm
> a little confused. Then you say "having a problem to build." Could you
> be more specific as to the nature of the "problem to build"?
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