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8051883: TEST.groups references missing test: gc/class_unloading/ Reviewed-by: brutisso, tschatzl, ehelin, jmasa, dfazunen
author stefank
date Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:04:45 +0200
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duke@2 1 README:
duke@2 2 This file should be located at the top of the jdk Mercurial repository.
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duke@2 4 See for more information about the OpenJDK.
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duke@2 6 Simple Build Instructions:
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duke@2 8 1. Download and install a JDK 6 from
duke@2 9
duke@2 10 Set the environment variable ALT_BOOTDIR to the location of this JDK 6.
duke@2 11
ohair@7666 12 2. Either download and install the latest JDK7 from
duke@2 13, or build your own complete
duke@2 14 OpenJDK7 by using the top level Makefile in the OpenJDK Mercurial forest.
duke@2 15 Set the environment variable ALT_JDK_IMPORT_PATH to the location of
duke@2 16 this latest JDK7 or OpenJDK7 build.
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ohair@7666 18 3. Check the sanity of doing a build with the current machine:
duke@2 19 cd make && gnumake sanity
duke@2 20 See README-builds.html if you run into problems.
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ohair@7666 22 4. Do a partial build of the jdk:
duke@2 23 cd make && gnumake all
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ohair@7666 25 5. Construct the images:
duke@2 26 cd make && gnumake images
duke@2 27 The resulting JDK image should be found in build/*/j2sdk-image
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