Ubuntu 11.10 VM including OpenJDK Build Image

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 10:33:37 UTC 2012

I'll be updating the wiki next week - M

On Monday, 13 February 2012, Frans Thamura <frans at meruvian.org> wrote:
> i am personally have more interest in download binary for mac, win and
> linux in openjdk.
> what is the VM purpose? i prefer the binary is higher priority than vm
> in openjdk task list, is it possible?
> F
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 2:46 PM, Martijn Verburg
> <martijnverburg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'd also like to see clear build instructions for the various
>> platforms. Probably on a wiki (matrix) to begin with and then later on
>> driven by what a future OpenJDK build farm supports.
>> John, if you did keep the notes on how you did the build that would be
>> great, we can probably combine with our notes and provide that for
>> people who want to build their own (as well as looking at things like
>> vagrant to do it).
>> Cheers,
>> Martijn
>> On 13 February 2012 07:32, Patrick Wright <pdoubleya at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> John
>>> I can understand why Vagrant is not the right solution for you in this
>>> case, but I think it would help the wider community if we could
>>> leverage your work to get your build process to work with Vagrant (or
>>> something similar) so that others can build complete, clean, isolated
>>> images on demand. In fact, doing so would even allow you to throw away
>>> your build at any time and re-create it on a "fresh" OS (for example,
>>> on new releases of Ubuntu).
>>> If you can give me some pointers for getting started, I'd be glad to
>>> throw in a bit of time to get going in the direction of automated
>>> Vagrant-style builds.
>>> Thanks!
>>> Patrick

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