Re: Bug#540939: upgrade has broken several packages: gcj-4.4-jre-headless cannot be configured
On Sunday 13 September 2009 10:01:55 Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> What is the package that provides the java alternative with the
> rmiregistry slave ?
From looking at the output of
update-alternatives --query java
it appears to be this alternative that is causing the problem:
/usr/bin/gij-wrapper-3.3 is provided by gij-3.3 1:3.3.6-7
> Make your /var/lib/dpkg/alternatives/java file available in the log
> as well as the package name and package version that provides
/usr/bin/java is currently linked to /usr/bin/gij-4.4 (provided by
Here is my /var/lib/dpkg/alternatives/java file:
> Then this bug should be cloned to that package (or those if needed)
> once those cloned bugs are fixed, gcj-4.4-jre-headless and other can
> conflicts with the broken versions of those packages.
Does this give you enough to work out who needs to fix the bug?
> > I would certainly not be happy to see it closed as WONTFIX -- won't this
> > break the upgrade process to squeeze for many people? And what is the
> > workround? My system is currently broken, how do I fix it?
> Remove the package(s) providing the java alternative that contains the
> rmiregistry slave.
I tried removing gij-3.3 -- that fixed the problem and gcj-4.4-jre-headless,
ecj, ecj-gcj, java-gcj-compat-headless, java-gcj-compat and
java-gcj-compat-dev were all able to be configured correctly. No more errors
Thanks for your help.