Building on Windoze (64 bit)
pointo1d at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 19:59:39 UTC 2014
Hiya Volker ,
I've realised (thanx entirely to you:-) that I omitted one of the most
salient facts - I was/am attempting to build 'vanilla' jdk8-b132, so your
very welcome offering bodes well for things for things to come ...
Dave Pointon FIAP MBCS
Now I saw, tho' too late, the folly of beginning a work before we count the
cost and before we we judge rightly of our strength to go thro' with it -
On 28 October 2014 19:53, Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> if you're building jdk9 you can now us the newly introduced
> --with-freetype-src option which was introduced with
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8057538. This will build the
> required freetype library during the configure step. All you need is to
> download and unzip the fretype sources.
> On Tuesday, October 28, 2014, Dave Pointon <pointo1d at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Phil ,
>> Ah right, obviously I'm mistaking the configure step of 'checking for
>> X11/extensions/shape.h... no' as being the first step in its' quest for X.
>> Rgds ,
>> Dave Pointon FIAP MBCS
>> Now I saw, tho' too late, the folly of beginning a work before we count
>> cost and before we we judge rightly of our strength to go thro' with it -
>> Robinson Crusoe
>> On 28 October 2014 19:28, Phil Race <philip.race at oracle.com> wrote:
>> > It isn't searching for X11. It is searching for freetype which has no X
>> > dependencies.
>> > freetype is needed on all platforms.
>> > -phil.
>> > On 10/28/2014 12:25 PM, Dave Pointon wrote:
>> >> <snip>
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