Building on Fedora 6
aph at redhat.com
Wed May 9 17:04:14 UTC 2007
Kelly O'Hair writes:
> Adding the unset LD_LIBRARY_PATH and the export LANG=C to this file
> makse sense, I'll take care of that. This .sh file is only for use when
> building the jdk, so it seems reasonable to change this file.
> The LANG setting is necessary to prevent builds from getting locked
> into the wrong locale, I forget the details, but builds with ja locale
> fail as I recall, and I decided that only C locale builds made sense.
> The LD_LIBRARY_PATH unset might be a problem for some, not for me, but
> in general you don't want stray libraries loaded from this PATH.
> The build should only rely on the libraries in /lib and /usr/lib.
> There have been numerous build failures in the past related to this.
> The ALT_CLOSED_JDK_IMPORT_PATH setting is something that depends on where
> the binary plugs got downloaded, so it depends on the builder.
> It was intended that this be manually set and specifically, it needs to be
> pointing at one of the Binary Plugs provided on the openjdk.java.net site.
> Legal issues involved here, e.g. great pains. :^(
Which reminds me: is there any need for JDK 1.6 in all of this? The
openjdk-7-ea-src-b12-06_may_2007.zip used as the source of the "binary
blobs" is a full JDK, is it not? So it could be used as the bootstrap
JDK -- there's no need for JDK 1.6.
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