building (or not) OpenJDK 7 on Mac OS X

Stephen Bannasch stephen.bannasch at
Tue Dec 15 14:47:21 UTC 2009

At 5:05 PM +0000 12/10/09, Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>2009/12/10 Ray Kiddy <ray at>:
>> I just wanted to update build people on this issue. There are pages on the
>> wiki for building on Mac OS X 10.5.8 and on Snow Leopard. See the "Building
>> from source" section of I have
>> updated with information
>> from an external post of Landon Fuller's. (FYI, I checked with him about the
>> copying and he was ok with it.) Since I am not using Snow Leopard, I am
>> leaving that page to someone else.
>> If anyone _can_ build OpenJDK 1.7 on a 10.5 system, please share information
> > about how they this is accomplished.

Here's a wiki page I wrote a while ago about how to build openjdk on mac os 10.5:

This is how I am building openjdk and the mlvm patches now:

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