build failure

Stephen Bannasch stephen.bannasch at
Thu Mar 24 11:19:11 PDT 2011

At 9:59 AM -0600 3/24/11, James Falknor wrote:
>To all concerned,
>I keep getting this Error while building OpenJDK.
>Error: JAVA_HOME is not defined correctly.
>   We cannot execute /NO_BOOTDIR/bin/java
>Further error messages:
>/Users/jamesfalknor/bsd-port/langtools/make/build.xml:452: The following
>error occurred while executing this line:
>/Users/jamesfalknor/bsd-port/langtools/make/build.xml:795: Compile
>failed; see the compiler error output for details.
>I am using SoyLatte's OPenJDK 7 for Leopard PPC as the bootstrap.
>What am I doing wrong?

Presumably you have not defined JAVA_HOME correctly.

I assume you can't execute this and get a valid response:

  /NO_BOOTDIR/bin/java -version

I unset JAVA_HOME and set an ALT_BOOTDIR environmental variable pointing to:


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