[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] RFR: 8193017: Import freetype sources into OpenJDK source tree

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at oracle.com
Mon Mar 12 16:58:00 UTC 2018

On 2018-03-12 14:26, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
> Yes, I am aware :( Long term I hope windows 32bit gets the same occasional
> love as zero does. I can produce occasional patches if time allows.
> But in this case the error was in front of the computer, as Magnus pointed,
> I may just have a broken build env.
Actually, that was not what I was trying to say. I think there's a bug 
in the configure script, but one that perhaps only shows up on 32-bit 
Windows when it fails to locate the runtime dll in the "normal" places. 
Probably missing "" somewhere.


> Thanks for your fix, btw! removing the freetypelib building hassle is a
> huge step toward an easier windows build setup.
> ..thomas
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 5:35 PM, Philip Race <philip.race at oracle.com> wrote:
>> This is a tricky one. Since Oracle no longer ships 32 bit JDKs for any
>> platform for the new releases, then there aren't resources or effort being
>> put into making sure it still builds. Our build systems might still
>> support it, but for how long?
>> It might effectively have to become a "port" that someone outside will
>> step up to maintain.
>> Not as different as AIX .. or as much effort perhaps .. but if someone
>> will do that I expect patches would not be refused.
>> -phil.
>> On 3/9/18, 11:55 PM, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
>>> I attempted to test the 32bit build but that seems to have bitrotted, I
>>> ran into errors not having anything to do with your change.

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