bash configure fails on missing javah

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Wed Jan 3 08:12:17 UTC 2018

On 03/01/2018 04:05, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> I agree configure should not fail if javah is not found.  A high quality
> configure test would first check if javac -h works, then fall back to javah
> if that works, regardless of the boot jdk's version.
JDK-8193512 removes the check for javah from boot-jdk.m4 so I assume 
part of the issue is that this change is in jdk/jdk10 and just hasn't 
got to jdk/jdk yet.

In any case, I think David is right. We have to use JDK 9 as the boot 
JDK for now.


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