porting OpenJDK to a different OS not having java

Daniel Testa danieltes at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 10:31:45 PST 2011

Ok, by the moment I'm trying to build gcj and IcedTea. I'll let you
know how it goes.

Thanks to all of you for your help.

On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 3:26 PM, Landon Fuller <landonf at plausible.coop> wrote:
> On Feb 2, 2011, at 12:35 PM, Daniel Testa wrote:
>> Hi all, I'm trying to port OpenJDK 6 to Minix3 but when run "gmake
>> all" it says that "ant", along with other software, is needed. Ant
>> needs java to run but I don't have java on Minix3 thus is why I'm
>> trying to port OpenJDK.
>> Is there any other way to build OpenJDK without having java
>> preinstalled? at least a minimum set to be able to run "ant" and build
>> the package in the default way.
>> Any thoughts? advice on how to build and/or port?
> Havard Eidnes came up with a handy approach that uses NFS+SSH with a supported platform to bootstrap an new platform:
>        http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/porters-dev/2008-February/000080.html
> I've used Havard's scripts to bootstrap FreeBSD/sparc and Mac/PPC.
> -landonf

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