Sat, 23 Feb 2013 10:47:01 -0800

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 10:47:01 -0800
changeset 632
parent 359
child 1133

8004712: build-infra: Move user guide from web pages to repository
Summary: Just the initial work, will need more changes.
Reviewed-by: tbell

duke@2 1 README:
ohair@276 2 This file should be located at the top of the OpenJDK Mercurial root
ohair@632 3 repository. A full OpenJDK repository set (forest) should also include
ohair@632 4 the following 6 nested repositories:
ohair@276 5 "jdk", "hotspot", "langtools", "corba", "jaxws" and "jaxp".
ohair@276 6
ohair@632 7 The root repository can be obtained with something like:
neugens@359 8 hg clone openjdk8
neugens@359 9
ohair@632 10 You can run the script located in the root repository to get
ohair@632 11 the other needed repositories:
neugens@359 12 cd openjdk8 && sh ./
neugens@359 13
ohair@276 14 People unfamiliar with Mercurial should read the first few chapters of
ohair@276 15 the Mercurial book:
duke@2 16
ohair@632 17 See for more information about OpenJDK.
duke@2 18
duke@2 19 Simple Build Instructions:
ohair@276 20
ohair@276 21 0. Get the necessary system software/packages installed on your system, see
ohair@632 22
duke@2 23
ohair@632 24 1. If you don't have a jdk7u7 or newer jdk, download and install it from
duke@2 25
ohair@632 26 Add the /bin directory of this installation to your PATH environment
ohair@632 27 variable.
duke@2 28
ohair@632 29 2. Configure the build:
ohair@632 30 bash ./configure
duke@2 31
ohair@632 32 3. Build the OpenJDK:
ohair@320 33 make all
ohair@632 34 The resulting JDK image should be found in build/*/images/j2sdk-image
duke@2 35
ohair@320 36 where make is GNU make 3.81 or newer, /usr/bin/make on Linux usually
ohair@632 37 is 3.81 or newer. Note that on Solaris, GNU make is called "gmake".
duke@2 38
ohair@632 39 Complete details are available in the file:
ohair@632 40