jdk8 Build changes

Tim Bell tim.bell at oracle.com
Mon Jan 7 16:33:12 UTC 2013

Hi Volker:

> I always thought that the
> MinGW build would be the default for the
> new build systems but reading your mail this apparently isn't true.
> Will the MinGW build just not be the default one or will it not work / not
> be supported at all?
> If not, will the MinGW changes just get lost in the old build
> infrastructure?

MinGW/MSYS is not forgotten.  We had to focus on Cygwin to get past this 

I will circle back and work on MSYS support, hopefully starting this week.


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