Tool to create OpenJDK compact profiles for x86_64 platform

David Holmes david.holmes at
Fri Sep 2 07:39:21 UTC 2016

On 2/09/2016 3:44 PM, Waldek Kozaczuk wrote:
> During my research about OpenJDK 8 compact profiles I found out it is
> almost close to impossible to find pre-built images of those profiles for
> x86_64 platform.

Understandable as the primary use-case is in combination with the 
Minimal VM which doesn't exist for 64-bit.

> By analyzing the openJDK build process I came to the conclusion that it
> should be possible to create simple shell script based tool that can
> produce compact profile 1, 2 or 3 based of a regular JDK image.

For JDK 8 did you try "make images profiles"?


> I am not sure if this is a right forum but I would like to share it in case
> some people might be interested in it. Here is the link to my project on
> github -
> Regards,
> Waldek

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