Building IcedTea7 Using BSD option On OS X

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at
Mon Jan 5 09:53:58 PST 2009

2009/1/5 Andrew Haley <aph at>:
> 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.
> Andrew.


While a great development, the version of IcedTea the blog uses is not
even current.
Andrew :-)

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