Fwd: JDK build on Mountain Lion

Artem Ananiev artem.ananiev at oracle.com
Mon Jul 30 08:43:17 UTC 2012

On 7/27/2012 10:27 PM, Phil Race wrote:
> I don't know why we build xawt on OS X - at least by default.
> We don't use X11 for UI in our JDK on Mac and I'm 99% sure its not
> getting tested.
> Building the XAWT toolkit on OS X perhaps should be an optional selection

Yes, we plan to purge XAWT from OS X in JDK8.



> -phil.
> On 7/27/2012 10:48 AM, Kelly O'Hair wrote:
>> Some interesting information on anyone trying to build OpenJDK on
>> Mountain Lion... 10.8 I assume.
>> -kto
>> Begin forwarded message:
>>> From: Naoto Sato<naoto.sato at oracle.com>
>>> Subject: JDK build on Mountain Lion
>>> Date: July 27, 2012 9:52:02 AM PDT
>>> To: Kelly O'Hair<kelly.ohair at oracle.com>
>>> Cc: JAVA_I18N_WW_grp at oracle.com
>>> Hi Kelly,
>>> This is just fyi. I just upgraded my MBP to Mountain Lion, and tried
>>> to build JDK8 on it. Obviously, Apple removed all the X11 stuff from
>>> XCode by default and initially it failed somewhere building AWT.
>>> X11 stuff has been installed when I ran some X11 app (like Java
>>> runtime, Apple now installs a stub X11 server which just pops up a
>>> message box that urges the user to install 3rd party X11 stuff - XQuarz)
>>> There is another hiccup with it. That is, the default include search
>>> path for the C compiler. Now that the X11 stuff is not included in
>>> Mountain Lion, /usr/include/X11 is no longer searched. I had to set
>>> it with "CPATH" environment variable. Maybe this is something that
>>> JDK build script could help.
>>> Naoto

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