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date Sat, 01 Dec 2007 00:00:00 +0000
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duke@0 1 README:
duke@0 2 This file should be located at the top of the OpenJDK Mercurial repository
duke@0 3 forest. This top or enclosing repository will include a "make" directory,
duke@0 4 and a Makefile at the very top of the repository.
duke@0 5 It should also include the 6 repositories: "jdk", "hotspot", "langtools",
duke@0 6 "corba", "jaxws" and "jaxp".
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duke@0 8 See for more information about the OpenJDK.
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duke@0 10 Simple Build Instructions:
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duke@0 12 1. Download and install a JDK 6 from
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duke@0 14 Set the environment variable ALT_BOOTDIR to the location of this JDK 6.
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duke@0 16 2. Download and install the Binary Plugs for the most recent JDK7 from
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duke@0 18 Set the environment variable ALT_BINARY_PLUGS_PATH to the location of
duke@0 19 these binary plugs.
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duke@0 21 3. Check the sanity of doing a build with the current machine:
duke@0 22 gnumake sanity
duke@0 23 See README-builds.html if you run into problems.
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duke@0 25 4. Do a complete build of the jdk:
duke@0 26 gnumake all
duke@0 27 The resulting JDK image should be found in build/*/j2sdk-image
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duke@0 29 where gnumake is GNU make 3.78.1 or newer, /usr/bin/make on Linux and
duke@0 30 /usr/sfw/bin/gmake or /opt/sfw/bin/gmake on Solaris.
duke@0 31