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Compiling JDK 1.6 in windows

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Joined: 2007-03-27

can help me with this error???

Ready to build C:/mustang/b51
cd ../../control/make
make all DEV_ONLY=true
make[1]: Entering directory `/cygdrive/c/mustang/b51/control/make'
windows i586 1.6.0-internal build started: 07-03-27 09:51
make[2]: Entering directory `/cygdrive/c/mustang/b51/deploy/make'
make[2]: Leaving directory `/cygdrive/c/mustang/b51/deploy/make'
make[2]: Entering directory `/cygdrive/c/mustang/b51/j2se/make'
/bin/sh: -c: line 0: unexpected EOF while looking for matching `"'
/bin/sh: -c: line 1: syntax error: unexpected end of file
make[2]: *** [sane-settings] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/cygdrive/c/mustang/b51/j2se/make'
make[1]: *** [j2se-sanity] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/cygdrive/c/mustang/b51/control/make'
make: *** [dev-build] Error 2

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Joined: 2007-03-27

I solve this problem. setting Compiler path

export ALT_COMPILER_PATH=/cygdrive/c/programs/vc7/Vc7/bin

Joined: 2003-12-31

It's not clear what's going on, but I would definitely suggest trying to build something more recent than b51 you're apparently trying to build (like some recent jdk7 build from There were lots of improvements in the build process since jdk6 b51.

Also, check out Kelly's blog, he has a couple of entries on Windows builds