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Bug#678793: -gcj packages and openjdk-built jars (was: Re: Bug#678793: task-desktop: libreoffice-gcj no longer exists)

On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 12:53:27PM +0200, Rene Engelhard wrote:
> Partly. It's temporary for kfreebsd-* (see below) , the rest will stay gone
> (everything except kfreebsd-* has OpenJDK available.)
> So it is, and yes, I plan to reenable it when gcc-defaults migrated (-gcj gets
> a dependency on a newer libgcj-bc than in testing due to .shlibs)

This happened some while ago - but I am actually not sure whether
libreoffice-gcj actually worked in  the last months.

The .jar.sos get built from .jars which get build wit gcj *but not shipped*.
They would be in -common but that contains the jars built by openjdk from the

When I read http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcj/Invoking-gcj_002ddbtool.html I
read ^ibgcj can use these databases to find a shared library corresponding to the bytecode representation of a class.".
That "corresponding to the bytecode representation" worries me.
Does that mean that the .jar.sos as been there didn't work as gcj/openjdk
probably have fine differences? And so Either we need to
 - compile the jar.sos against -java-commons jars (b-d on itself on kbsd-*)
 - move the jars somewhere which can differ between openjdk and gcj archs
 - forget libreoffice-gcj

doko, debian-java? Any hints?



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