Building Graal on Windows
bernhard.urban at jku.at
Fri Nov 7 18:14:29 UTC 2014
afaik the DirectX dependency is only needed for building the whole JDK, but
not for HotSpot (which will be built with Graal). Can you try to skip this
On Nov 7, 2014 7:05 PM, "Christian Humer" <christian.humer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Raffaello,
> I am running on Windows 8 (64 bit) and it works fine for me on a modern
> direct x version (DirectX 11)
> I think the information on the wiki is just outdated.
> Can you try if you can continue without installing any specific directx
> Let us know if it worked, so we can update the wiki.
> - Christian Humer
> On Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 6:40 PM, Raffaello Giulietti <
> raffaello.giulietti at supsi.ch> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm on Windows 7 (64 bit) and would like to build Graal.
> > The instructions at https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/Graal/Windows
> > mention to install "DirectX SDK (Summer 2004)". This version of the
> > SDK seems not to be available anymore on the Microsoft sites, so I'm
> > I'm somehow reluctant to download the DirectX SDK from other sites not
> > related to Microsoft, but I'm willing to do so if you recommend specific,
> > reliable software repositories.
> > Alternatively, does it really have to be the Summer 2004 release or do
> > more recent releases work as well?
> > Thanks for suggestions
> > Raffaello Giulietti
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