porting OpenJDK to a different OS not having java
Dr Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Wed Feb 2 10:03:27 PST 2011
On 2 February 2011 17:44, Daniel Testa <danieltes at gmail.com> wrote:
> thanks! I'll try that and let you know. Thanks again for you answer.
Please feel free to ask questions if you get stuck.
distro-pkg-dev at openjdk.java.net is the main hang out for the IcedTea
We had a similar issue with having to bootstrap OpenJDK when it was
first released (having no Free JDK other than the GNU Classpath-based
projects such as gcj) so this is familiar territory :-)
> On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 2:41 PM, Dr Andrew John Hughes
> <gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org> wrote:
>> On 2 February 2011 17:35, Daniel Testa <danieltes at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi all, I'm trying to port OpenJDK 6 to Minix3 but when run "gmake
>>> all" it says that "ant", along with other software, is needed. Ant
>>> needs java to run but I don't have java on Minix3 thus is why I'm
>>> trying to port OpenJDK.
>>> Is there any other way to build OpenJDK without having java
>>> preinstalled? at least a minimum set to be able to run "ant" and build
>>> the package in the default way.
>>> Any thoughts? advice on how to build and/or port?
>> You probably want to look at IcedTea: http://icedtea.classpath.org
>> IcedTea has support to bootstrap with gcj which is part of gcc (built
>> with --enable-languages=java) and should allow you to get around the
>> whole 'I need Java' issue with OpenJDK. gcj can be built without an
>> existing JDK and can run ant in order to build OpenJDK.
>> Andrew :-)
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