view README @ 1235:f72c0dc047b9

Added tag jdk7-b60 for changeset 0c3ef2d612a4
author xdono
date Thu, 11 Jun 2009 10:54:22 -0700
parents 37a05a11f281
children 7e7153da24ef
line wrap: on
line source
  This file should be located at the top of the jdk Mercurial repository.

  See for more information about the OpenJDK.

Simple Build Instructions:

  1. Download and install a JDK 6 from
     Set the environment variable ALT_BOOTDIR to the location of this JDK 6.

  2. Download and install the JIBX libraries, version 1.1.5 from
     You'll need the following four JAR files:
     Set the environment variable ALT_JIBX_LIBS_PATH to the location of
     these JAR files.
  3. Download and install the Binary Plugs for the most recent JDK7 from
     Set the environment variable ALT_BINARY_PLUGS_PATH to the location of
     these binary plugs.
  4. Either download and install the latest JDK7 from, or build your own complete
     OpenJDK7 by using the top level Makefile in the OpenJDK Mercurial forest.
     Set the environment variable ALT_JDK_IMPORT_PATH to the location of
     this latest JDK7 or OpenJDK7 build.
  5. Check the sanity of doing a build with the current machine:
       cd make && gnumake sanity
     See README-builds.html if you run into problems.
  6. Do a partial build of the jdk:
       cd make && gnumake all
  7. Construct the images:
       cd make && gnumake images
     The resulting JDK image should be found in build/*/j2sdk-image