New official README-builds.html
gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Fri Mar 15 18:05:00 UTC 2013
----- Original Message -----
> I followed the instructions in the README and tried building on a
> blank ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS system. configure was able to detect that
> asound & freetype libs were not installed, and provided helpful
> instructions to get them, but it failed to catch that X libraries
> not installed - I had to install them 'manually' -
> sudo apt-get install libx11-dev libxext-dev libxt-dev libxrender-dev
> Might want to update configure to check for these libs on linux.
Well that won't work everywhere:
$ apt-get install libx11-dev libxext-dev libxt-dev libxrender-dev
bash: apt-get: command not found
so this advice has limited usage anyway.
How did it fail without the X libraries?
> On 03/01/2013 09:18 AM, Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> > Please do not 'reply all', send concerns or issues to just the
> > build-dev or build-infra-dev aliases.
> > The very latest README-builds.html file is:
> > http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8/jdk8/raw-file/tip/README-builds.html
> > This documents the new build makefiles only.
> > As with all documents of this type, it will always be a work in
> > progress.
> > -kto
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