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Known Build Problems
libspashscreen / libpng Error
When building jdk7/build/linux-amd64/lib/amd64/libsplashscreen.so, a series of link errors occur, such as this one:
It has been reported that this problem is fixed internally, but hasn't been integrated into the public mercurial repo yet: http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/discuss/2007-December/000945.html
In the meantime, there is workaround. Here is a simple patch: