Re: Help with java sources in tex4ht
On 8/21/07, Kapil Hari Paranjape <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I need some help with some java packaging issues for a
> part of tex4ht that uses java. The java portion of tex4ht source code
> is attached as it is only 20K.
The copyright is not at the top of all the java files, maybe ask
upstream to fix this (it's not a stopper I think).
> The TeX4HT system converts TeX/LaTeX into hypertext formats like
> HTML, XML and OpenOffice. The xtpipes java application is part
> of this conversion process. The converter xtpipes.class is currently
> called during the conversion process as
> java -classpath <directory> xtpipes
> I am currently using "ecj-gcj" to compile the source which works
> Now for the questions:
> 1. I suppose that with "ecj-gcj" the build-dependency should
> be on "java-gcj-compat-dev". Is that correct?
> 2. Should I try to build using the dependency "free-java-sdk"
No. java-gcj-compat-dev is recommended.
> 3. Should the classes be put as a jar in /usr/share/java/ or
> should I use /usr/share/tex4ht/ (which already contains
> other related files)?
You can put it in /usr/share/java
> Any info on any of these questions will be much appreciated!