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OpenJDK™ 6 Source Release

February 14, 2008

Build b05

These are the source downloads for the OpenJDK's JDK 6 project.

The majority of OpenJDK code is released under the GNU General Public License Version 2 (GPLv2).

Certain source based on existing open source projects will continue to be available under their current licenses. Some binary components are covered under the Binary License for OpenJDK. Specific download pages and the source file headers provide license information associated with the available component pieces.

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OpenJDK 6 source

  • OpenJDK 6 source bundle
    openjdk-6-src-b05-12_feb_2008.tar.gz, 52.49 MB (Checksums)

    Note: This source bundle is preliminary and without modification is not sufficient to create a compatible implementation of Java SE 6, which would include passing the Java SE 6 TCK. Sun is working with the developer community to address the outstanding compatibility issues while creating a fully open source implementation

Jtreg test harness binary download

Binary plugs downloads

Not all of the source code that makes up the JDK is available under an open-source license. In order to build an OpenJDK binary from source code, you must first download and install one or more of the following files from which the build process will copy over "binary plugs" for these encumbered components. These files are only for the purpose of building an OpenJDK binary and are made available under the Binary License for OpenJDK.

Linux Platform

Linux AMD64 Platform

Solaris SPARC Platform

Please note: Solaris 64-bit requires users to first install the 32-bit version.

Solaris x86 Platform

Solaris AMD64 Platform

Please note: Solaris AMD64 requires users to first install the x86 version.

Windows Platform

Windows AMD64 Platform

International Use Restrictions
Due to limited intellectual property protection and enforcement in certain countries, the JDK source code may only be distributed to an authorized list of countries. You will not be able to access the source code if you are downloading from a country that is not on this list. We are continuously reviewing this list for addition of other countries.