Building OpenJDK libraries using IcedTea Project for JamVM

Stefan Ring stefan at
Thu Dec 11 15:27:08 UTC 2014

On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 11:24 AM, Roman Davidenko <rid50 at> wrote:
> 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?
> Regards
> Roman

FWIW, you should be able to create a snapshot zip from, which contains an implementation
of the missing function, and use IcedTea's --with-jamvm-src-zip

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