Building IcedTea7 Using BSD option On OS X

Andrew Haley aph at
Mon Jan 5 03:20:55 PST 2009

Mark Wielaard wrote:
> Hi (added Robert to the CC),
> On Mon, 2009-01-05 at 10:56 +0000, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> Thinking about this a bit more, what we really need is to fix IcedTea so that
>> it cross-compiles.  We already have "make icedtea-against-ecj", which uses an
>> installed ecj to build the class files.  Cross-compiling hotspot itself is not
>> a huge problem either.
> This is what Robert did to get IcedTea cross compiled for
> ARM/OpenEmbedded:
> He was hoping to contribute any needed changes back.

That looks right, but is it all of OpenJDK or just the OpenJDK class library
with Cacao?

In any case, we need this stuff in the tree or it will rot really quickly.


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