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8013480: fix zero build on arm Reviewed-by: erikj
author omajid
date Mon, 29 Apr 2013 12:34:53 -0400
parents 7e7153da24ef
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duke@0 1 README:
duke@0 2 This file should be located at the top of the jdk Mercurial repository.
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duke@0 4 See for more information about the OpenJDK.
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duke@0 6 Simple Build Instructions:
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duke@0 8 1. Download and install a JDK 6 from
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duke@0 10 Set the environment variable ALT_BOOTDIR to the location of this JDK 6.
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ohair@3259 12 2. Either download and install the latest JDK7 from
duke@0 13, or build your own complete
duke@0 14 OpenJDK7 by using the top level Makefile in the OpenJDK Mercurial forest.
duke@0 15 Set the environment variable ALT_JDK_IMPORT_PATH to the location of
duke@0 16 this latest JDK7 or OpenJDK7 build.
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ohair@3259 18 3. Check the sanity of doing a build with the current machine:
duke@0 19 cd make && gnumake sanity
duke@0 20 See README-builds.html if you run into problems.
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ohair@3259 22 4. Do a partial build of the jdk:
duke@0 23 cd make && gnumake all
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ohair@3259 25 5. Construct the images:
duke@0 26 cd make && gnumake images
duke@0 27 The resulting JDK image should be found in build/*/j2sdk-image
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