Move Google Getting Started Docs to OpenJDK Wiki?

Chan, Sunny Sunny.Chan at
Tue Apr 8 05:33:14 UTC 2014

I am happy to contribute to a quick start guide documentation - for example here is my blog entry on how to compile OpenJDK on Windows (probably need updating!)

Perhaps an outline like this:

1) Prerequisite environment
2) Initial setup (e.g. getting the VM, etc)
3) How to compile, what are the options
4) Different type of builds (what is fastdebug? Etc)
5) How to start contributing (What bug to work on, etc)

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Date: Sat, 5 Apr 2014 01:48:30 -0700
From: Richard Warburton <richard.warburton at>
To: Daniel Bryant <daniel.bryant at>
Cc: adoption-discuss at
Subject: Re: Move Google Getting Started Docs to OpenJDK Wiki?
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I believe a wiki format would make the documents more navigable, it would
> increase shared ownership, and also be a positive step towards making 
> the wiki a full one stop shop for all things OpenJDK?

So I think the last time I discussed this with Mani and you guys there was complete consensus about moving to a wiki, but the issue was we needed to figure out how to incorporate the information. At the moment we have a sprawl of wiki pages with lots of detailed documentation. This is a good thing, but there's also need for a "quick start guide" type wiki page. So its not just integrating the google doc into the wiki, but figuring out how/where the information should lie.


  Richard Warburton
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