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Build Instructions for JSS 4.2.5


Before building JSS, you need to set up your system as follows:

  1. Build NSPR/NSS by following the build Instructions for NSS 3.11.4 Release,
  2. To check that NSS built correctly, run (in mozilla/security/nss/tests) and examine the results (in mozilla/test_results/security/computername.#/results.html.

  3. Install a Java compiler and runtime. JSS supports Java version 1.5 or later. We suggest you use the latest.

  4. You must have Perl version 5.005 or later.
Now you are ready to build JSS. Follow these steps:
  1. Switch to the appropriate directory and check out JSS from the root of your source tree.
    cvs co -r JSS_4_2_5_RTM mozilla/security/jss
  2. Setup environment variables needed for compiling Java source. The JAVA_HOME variable indicates the directory containing your Java SDK installation.

      setenv JAVA_HOME /usr/local/jdk1.5.0 (or wherever your JDK is installed)
    Windows NT
      set JAVA_HOME=c:\programs\jdk1.5.0 (or wherever your JDK is installed)
    Windows NT (Cygnus)
      JAVA_HOME=/cygdrive/c/programs/jdk1.5.0 (or wherever your JDK is installed)
      export JAVA_HOME
  3. Build JSS.

    cd mozilla/security/jss

Next, you should read the instructions on using JSS.