Building OpenJDK libraries using IcedTea Project for JamVM

Andrew Hughes gnu.andrew at
Wed Dec 10 15:56:24 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> Hi,
> having in mind the sentence: "Note that alternate virtual machines (e.g.
> CACAO, JamVM) will be broken by this release, until such a time as they
> introduce support for JVM_FindClassFromCaller, a new virtual machine
> interface function added by S8015256"
> is it possible to build OpenJDK libraries for JamVM using a current version
> of JamVM and one of the IcedTea projects (IcedTea 1.13, IcedTea 2.5)?
> I downloaded IcedTea 2.5, ran ./configute, make .... and got
> ".../native/java/lang/Class.c:138: undefined reference to
> `JVM_FindClassFromCaller'..."
> is any earlier IcedTea projects that are free of the above issue?
> RegardsRoman

The previous releases (2.5.2, 1.13.4) should work, but will be prone to the
security issues patched in 2.5.3 & 1.13.5. Hopefully, this issue will be
resolved soon.

Andrew :)

Free Java Software Engineer
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