hotspot build problems

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at
Sat Dec 11 00:56:50 UTC 2010

On 12/10/2010 1:24 PM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> Regarding the HPI-problem I only have a wild guess. Recently there was
>> a change which removed HPI (see:
>> So
>> perhaps this interferes with your build JDK which is quite old as far
>> as I saw ("1.6.0-rc-b104"). Perhaps building with a newer Java 6
>> version or even Java 7 may solve the problem.
> That doesn't seem to have been Per's problem (as he completed a build with
> selinux turned off) but your comment worries me a little.  Is there a plan
> to update OpenJDK6 so it will still be able to build 7?  Otherwise that's
> going to be a bootstrapping issue.


I routinely bootstrap full openjdk=true builds of JDK 7 using OpenJDK 6.


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