<AWT Dev> OpenJDK builds: Ant build issues with jdk (netbeans) sub-projects - awt2d, j2se and jarzip

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at CoSoCo.de
Thu Jan 10 06:51:51 PST 2013

Hi Mani,

please note the conversation at the end of this post and my reference to my older attempts to solve 
your issue.

Additionally please note these threads:


Am 10.01.2013 01:31, schrieb Mani Sarkar:
> Hi Anthony,
> Thanks for responding to my post.
> I'm aware of the make files available for other projects and sub-projects from within the OpenJDK. 
> But the reason I was requesting help on building the Awt2d and J2se as they form part of the JDK 
> project and it would be handy to be able to build them separately (irrespective of the netbeans 
> projects) to the whole JDK project itself. Given that the total build time for the JDK is longer 
> than just building its underlying components - developers would love working on separate 
> components in IDEs of their choice.
> I'm working on wiki instructions to help with the Adopt OpenJDK initiative which would assist 
> adopters to build these projects via the CLI or from withiin Eclipse.
> At this stage I'm updating existing instructions to build OpenJDK and its sub-projects in Eclipse 
> and CLI - I have been able to build most of the sub-projects except the two sub-projects under the 
> /jdk/ folder.Besides moving the make files of these projects to the new build system would also 
> benefit future adopters to directly load them up in their IDE and amend the underlying code and 
> see the build results in the console.
> There is a potential for a larger number of users in our group to do just this and more hence I'm 
> involved in the process.  Any hint or help would be most appreciated, as I think it might just be 
> a matter of configuration - I did read about sustaining these build.xml files for future use on a 
> couple of other mailing lists.
> Thanks.
> Regards,
> Mani

Am 09.01.2013 18:32, schrieb Mike Duigou:
> On Jan 9 2013, at 02:41 , Ulf Zibis wrote:
>> Hi Mike,
>> at the moment, I do not have any environment to create changesets or webrevs, will take some time.
> No rush. I may also get to this. My suggestion was motivated towards getting your OpenJDK commit count up.
>> Mentioning the NB list in README would be a good idea.
>> Some time ago, I tried some enhancements here: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/attachment.cgi?id=125&action=diff
>> Search for "/make/netbeans/common/".
> I will look for these changes.
>> Have a nice day,
> Happy New Year to you as well!
> Mike

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