Friday, 17 February 2012

This is my First Blog On Java JDK.

JDK 8 Warnings Cleanup Day :: My First JDK 8 Warnings Fix

        MY First warnings fix for JDK 8 was on Dec 01 2011. I was very eager to look at contributing back to Java. I have to thank London Java Community ( for sponsoring the event at Skill Matters, 116-120 Goswell Road
London, EC1V 7DP.

       The event was hosted by Michael Barker, he on the day before the event on Nov 30th had posted the instructions (which i was not able to fully cover up)

Let me the drop the instructions here so that let the information get to more people.

1. Download Virtual Box.

First download Virtual Box (

2. Download Ubuntu

Next download Ubuntu 10.04 LTS(  Don't download the latest version, you can download Ubuntu 10.04 Long Term Support.

3. Install Virtual Box

Install the virtual box, at this point of time don't worry about Ubuntu.

You can see the installation details on this page.

4. Create a New Virtual Machine 

5. Start the Virtual Machine

You can get more information on the link below

You will get the details for installing Ubuntu, which we had downloaded earlier in the virtual machine.

6. Install Mecurial

Log in virtual machine,

Open a terminal window and type in

$sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mercurial-ppa/releases
$sudo apt-get update
$sudo apt-get install mercurial

$hg  --version 

, to make sure mercurial is installed

7.  Clone jdk 8

$hg clone

8. After this you can follow


We have setup the machine to build JDK ... Hurrah ...