Problem building JDK 8
volker.simonis at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 15:58:33 UTC 2015
Glad to hear that you were able to build.
I think it's the multi-arch configuration on Linux which is still
broken, but that's just my opinion:)
Nevertheless you are probably right that the build system could
somehow work around this or at least spit out a clearer error message.
On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 4:49 PM, Cédric Champeau
<cedric.champeau at gmail.com> wrote:
> I managed to get past this error using the following configuration line:
> ./configure --with-target-bits=64
> It's good enough for us to be able to build, so I'll stick with it, but it
> seems the detection mechanism is somehow broken.
> On 05/01/2015 17:22, Volker Simonis wrote:
>> Maybe this is a 32/64 bit mismatch - i.e. you are on a 64-bit machine
>> with 64-bit libfreetype but configuring for 32-bit ?
>> On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 10:08 AM, Cédric Champeau
>> <cedric.champeau at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>> Some of you may know that we try to test Groovy builds against the latest
>>> versions of the JDK. For that, we have setup a CI build of OpenJDK 7, 8
>>> 9. However, the JDK 8 builds have been failing for several months now
>>> I didn't have much time to investigate this specific subject, so I rely
>>> EA builds instead, which gives us late but valuable feedback).
>>> Basically, in the JDK 8 build log (JDK 9 doesn't have the issue), I can
>>> this in the logs:
>>> [02:00:17]: [Step 1/2] configure: error: Could not find freetype! You
>>> might be able to fix this by running 'sudo apt-get install
>>> However if I try to do so, I see that freetype *is* installed:
>>> # apt-get install libfreetype6-dev
>>> Reading package lists... Done
>>> Building dependency tree
>>> Reading state information... Done
>>> libfreetype6-dev is already the newest version.
>>> The server is running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, which gcc 4.8.2, which is
>>> to "work flawlessly" from what I read here:
>>> We build from http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8u/jdk8u
>>> Thanks for your help!
>>> Cédric Champeau
>>> SpringSource - Pivotal
>>> http://spring.io/ http://www.gopivotal.com/
> Cédric Champeau
> Groovy language developer
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