Build failures on OS X 10.9.3
bernhard.urban at jku.at
Mon Sep 29 11:16:22 UTC 2014
On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 1:15 AM, David DeHaven <david.dehaven at oracle.com>
> >>> I suspect it'll be easier to just install gcc on your mac. The last
> time I
> >>> checked openjdk 8 didn't compile correctly with clang, so you might
> >>> have to patch the source code as well as the autoconf scripts.
> >> So Apple are now shipping a compiler by default, but it's clang, which
> >> they've aliased to gcc, despite the fact that the binaries differ?
> >> So all the standard hacks from earlier OS versions where you test for
> >> the presence of certain binaries to see whether devtools are installed
> >> are now bust?
> >> Well, isn't that ... lovely?
> >> I'd be intruigued to know whether OpenJDK 9 will build with Clang, as
> >> the autoconf seems happy with the behaviour of "gcc". I might install
> >> the TrueType headers and see how far that gets.
> > OpenJDK 9 is supposed to compile properly with clang on macosx.
> Configure will auto-select clang if your Xcode version is >= N, for some
> number of N (I suspect 5, but I'm not sure).
> Correct, Xcode >= 5 will select clang as the compiler.
> Does Freetype detection use pkg-config? I've never had an issue building
> OpenJDK with MacPorts' Freetype installed.
it looks like the configure script of OpenJDK 8 doesn't detect newer
versions of freetype. I had problems with xquartz 2.7.6 (that contains
freetype 2.5.3), but xquartz 2.7.5 (containing freetype 188.8.131.52) it worked
>From a quick look into the config.log it looks like that the directory
organization of the header files changed, and the OpenJDK8 configure script
is not aware of it.
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