Kell O’Hair talks about his efforts to simplify the effort needed to build the JDK 6.0 on Windows XP. In this blog he states that just being able to get your machine setup should earn you a JDK medal of honor. He then goes on to explain what the plan on doing to reduce the dependencies in the build and help reduce the complexity of the process. The entry also contains a short description of the steps that Kelly had to complete the last time he performed a build.