Updated Icedtea7 Problem MacOSX PPC

Eric Richardson ekrichardson at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 00:47:56 PST 2009


On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 7:00 AM, Gary Benson <gbenson at redhat.com> wrote:

> Eric Richardson wrote:
> > I guess Icedtea works from scratch on other platforms without
> > errors/stopping?
> It does, however, as you saw, the only operating systems in IcedTea's
> acinclude.m4 are Linux and Solaris, so it doesn't look like anybody
> tried building on those yet.  I saw you patched it to include "darwin",
> but should it not have been patched to say "bsd"?

This would be better for darwin only? Then maybe Defs-bsd.gmk might get

diff -r 52b6f4605e43 acinclude.m4
--- a/acinclude.m4    Tue Jan 27 02:27:28 2009 +0000
+++ b/acinclude.m4    Mon Feb 02 21:53:16 2009 -0800
@@ -77,6 +77,10 @@
+    *darwin*)
+      BUILD_OS_DIR=bsd
+      OS_PATH=
+      ;;
       AC_MSG_ERROR([unsupported operating system ${host_os}])

Given how much further along Michael is it might be worth trying his
> approach.  He may be able to supply you with updated patches, for
> instance.

When I was looking at the binary plugs list on the open-jdk site I saw the
i386 libs and  thought these were not going to work for PowerPC. Is this

Also, all I have right now is the jdk1.5 from Apple to work with on this

> Cheers,
> Gary
> --
> http://gbenson.net/

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