Re: Sun Java available from non-free
Drew Parsons wrote:
> Brian displayed:
>> 2. License Grant. ...
>> (c) you do not combine, configure or distribute
>> the Software to run in conjunction with any additional software
>> that implements the same or similar functionality or APIs as the
> I am correct in understanding that this means bytecode (*.class) generated using
> gcj -C is not permitted by this licence to be run using the Sun JVM?
Given the imperfect compatibility between gcj & Sun Java 1.5, can
you say whether the reason your Java app fails is because there's a
bug your app, there's a bug in gcj or in the Sun JRE? Sun
reasonably doesn't want people blaming Sun Java for flaws in other
IANAL, but ISTM that it is up to the *user*, not Debian to enforce
After all, when I install it on my box, *I* am agreeing to the
license, not SPI, the DPL or the Debian Java Team.