Successfully building 32- and 64-bit OpenJDK 8 on WinXP/64bit with free tools only

Henri Gomez henri.gomez at
Sat Oct 29 15:43:00 UTC 2011

> Hi Henri,

Hi Stephen

> All my scripts for building and testing mlvm are here:

Seen. I learn many things from your scripts from OpenJDK 7 (bsd-port)
in the past :)

> They work on my Mac OS X 10.6.8 system.

Same here

> MLVM is based on jdk8 but also uses a anther specific MLVM patch forest.

Notice them line 114 of

> I've been meaning to convert them to build dmgs but haven't gotten to it yet.
> I know you have been building dmgs. Do you have any  suggestions for me or a pointer to the right section in your script Ican adapt.

Just take a look here :

This script handle all the packaging part.

Note, it download DMG template from

> Also if anything is helpful in my scripts please use/adapt them of course.

Stephen, I think there should be very soon OpenJDK 8 for OS/X DMG on :)

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