Choosing which Visual Studio installation to use

Thomas Stüfe thomas.stuefe at
Wed Feb 14 13:07:47 UTC 2018

On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 12:45 PM, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <
glaubitz at> wrote:

> On 02/14/2018 12:42 PM, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
>> Yes, that is normally the way - that or just starting the corresponding
>> "visual studio command prompt" shell. That is why I was specifying that I
>> am running from cygwin shell - the openjdk build somehow chooses that batch
>> script for you, and it would be nice to be able to choose with a configure
>> option.
> Does it have to be Cygwin though?
Yes. I love cygwin. You can put it into fullscreen and pretend you have a
very slow Linux machine :) But seriously, it is very stable and mature,
would not like at all to change my environment.

On Windows I usually install the "git bash for Windows" package or whatever
> it's called and it gives me a nice bash command prompt with a working git
> and bash environment. You can then call the environment scripts from there.
Can you do a full openjdk build with that?


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