Java 7 on OS X Snow Leopard

Christian Thalinger christian.thalinger at
Thu Jul 22 01:09:20 PDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-07-19 at 20:39 -0500, Michael Hall wrote:
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>  From googling I guess this is Java 7 on OS X Snow Leopard again. It  
> seemed this has been discussed and resolved on this list before.
> I recently got curious about trying some Java 7 features so I tried  
> to do a openjdk build as detailed here...
> Building OpenJDK for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) | java rants
> x-10-6-snow-leopard/
> With the 32 bit Soylatte.
> My first problem as I remember was compile errors due to something  
> ambiguous related to pointer types and a movptr macro.
> Google seemed to indicate that this was an Apple difference in a type  
> being 64 bit no longer being castable with 32 bit pointer types.
> More googling turned up a openjdk changeset that seemed to apply.

OK, let's start from scratch again.  Why do you need that patch?  It's
already in JDK7:

And thus should also be in bsd-port.  Indeed:

-- Christian

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