bash configure: result from running a microsoft compiler was empty string

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Wed Apr 10 05:25:05 UTC 2019


Hi Vitaly,

What do you see if you run:

/mnt/c/Tools/VS/2017/Community/VC/Tools/MSVC/14.16.27023/bin/Hostx64/x64/cl.exe

directly?

Cheers,
David

On 10/04/2019 1:35 pm, Vitaly Provodin wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm trying to compile OpenJDK 13 (using WSL and following this instructions http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/build-dev/2018-December/024316.html <http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/build-dev/2018-December/024316.html>), but when I use:
> 
> $ bash ./configure --with-boot-jdk=/mnt/c/Tools/Java/jdk-11.0.2 \
>      --with-tools-dir="C:\Tools\VS\2017\Community\VC\Auxiliary" \
>      --with-ucrt-dll-dir="C:\Tools\WindowsKits\10\bin\10.0.17763.0\x64\ucrt”
> 
> it fail, with the following message:
> 
> . . .
> configure: Will use user supplied compiler CC=/mnt/c/Tools/VS/2017/Community/VC/Tools/MSVC/14.16.27023/bin/Hostx64/x64/cl.exe
> checking resolved symbolic links for CC... no symlink
> configure: The C compiler (located as /mnt/c/Tools/VS/2017/Community/VC/Tools/MSVC/14.16.27023/bin/Hostx64/x64/cl.exe) does not seem to be the required microsoft compiler.
> configure: The result from running it was: ""
> configure: error: A microsoft compiler is required. Try setting --with-tools-dir.
> configure exiting with result code 1
> 
> It looks like the cause of this failure is in the empty string
> 
> configure: The result from running it was: “"
> 
> Please note I tried the following
> - to run vcvars64.bat then start WSL (ubuntu)
> - just start WSL (ubuntu) wiothout vcvars64.bat
> anyway I got the above message.
> 
> I'm using windows 10 64 bits
> 
> Could you please give me advice what I should do?
> 
> Thank you,
> Vitaly
> 


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