how to build openjdk in fedora

Dr Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at
Fri Nov 26 13:14:39 UTC 2010

On 17 November 2010 07:17, ramakanth varala <ramakanth.varala at> wrote:
> Hello all,
> when iam doing configure in openjdk-6-6b18-1.8.1.orig
> it stops with following error
> checking build identification... Built on Fedora release 8 (Werewolf)
> (Wed Nov 17 12:03:35 IST 2010)
> checking for a GCJ JDK home directory...
> configure: error: "A GCJ JDK home directory could not be found."
> do i need to get gcj on to my machine , can't i configure it without
> gcj and ecj  i already have jdk1.6.0_18 on my machine.
> your comment's will be appreciated.

Yes you need java-1.5.0-gcj as you need a JDK to bootstrap.
Andrew :-)

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