Building open jdk 8 from source fails

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at
Tue Jan 27 13:35:01 UTC 2015

On 2015-01-27 13:07, lee json wrote:
> No luck. After running bash, then re-configure, make,
> etc. still produce the same error.
Did you run "make clean"? You can even try running "make dist-clean" and 
re-running configure to really start from a clean slate.


> On 23 January 2015 at 20:12, Magnus Ihse Bursie
> <magnus.ihse.bursie at> wrote:
>> On 2015-01-18 04:47, lee json wrote:
>>> I switch to cloning repository at
>>> by command `hg clone
>>> Then build with command line `bash ./configure
>>> --with-boot-jdk=/home/jason/jdk1.7.0_6` or `bash ./configure`. And
>>> then execute `make` or `make all` command.
>>> The first step i.e. configure successfully completes. Its output looks
>>> as the section configure. But failing compile source as the section of
>>> make, when calling make/ make all. With or wihtout make clean before
>>> make/ make all doesn't make any differences.
>>> How to fix such errors? Thanks
>> It looks like you have not gotten all source code correctly. Just cloning
>> the top-level repo is not enough.
>> Try running "bash".
>> /Magnus

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