prebuild Oracle VM appliance

Dr Andrew John Hughes ahughes at
Wed Jun 15 15:11:47 UTC 2011

On 09:59 Wed 15 Jun     , Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 14/06/11 22:22, Sebastian Sickelmann wrote:
> > 
> > i had done a contribution to openjdk7 and remembered it was very
> > hard to setup all the build thinks. Now a want to make some new
> > contributions and i struggle again with the build setup. How about a
> > prebuild Oracle VM appliance for openjdk development (at least for
> > the linux-setup). I will get it working without such a appliance but
> > i think it can be a solution to lower the "entry-hurdle" in openjdk
> > contribution.
> Perhaps so.  I used to find OpenJDK hard to build, but now only the
> pesky bundles that you have to download present any problems.  I'll be
> interested to find out what other problems a prebuilt VM needs to
> solve.
> Andrew.

Which 'pesky bundles' are you referring to?  I'm not aware of any being
required for OpenJDK at present.
Andrew :)

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