requirements for building on Mac?
anthony.petrov at oracle.com
Mon Apr 23 12:40:45 UTC 2012
JDK is buildable on 10.6. Please run Apple Software Update to install
all the latest patches on your Snow Leopard system. This should update
the FreeType lib as well.
On 04/22/12 02:36, Ray Kiddy wrote:
> I am seeing differing statements about what is needed to build jdk7u-dev. Which is correct?
> The page at http://code.google.com/p/openjdk-osx-build/ says "Packages built on SnowLeopard (10.6) and tested on SnowLeopard (10.6) and Lion (10.7)."
> The page at https://wikis.oracle.com/display/OpenJDK/Mac+OS+X+Port says "Prerequisites to build... Mac OS X 10.7.3."
> And when I actually try to build on 10.6.8 (using the instructions on https://wikis.oracle.com/display/OpenJDK/Mac+OS+X+Port), I get:
> ERROR: FreeType version 2.3.0 or higher is required.
> /bin/mkdir -p /Users/ray/Projects/openjdk/jdk7u-dev/build/macosx-amd64/btbins
> rm -f /Users/ray/Projects/openjdk/jdk7u-dev/build/macosx-amd64/btbins/freetype_versioncheck
> Failed to build freetypecheck.
> Exiting because of the above error(s).
> make: *** [post-sanity] Error 1
> So, should I try to get around this error, or is building on 10.6 just not going to work? And if it should work, should this be stated on the wikis.oracle.com page?
> I had been able to build a couple of months ago. But perhaps the landscape is changing?
> thanx - ray
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