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Re: Bug#475669: Suggest informing the user

Hi Adam,

My preference would be to fix the bug, of course! But with the bug
being 180 days old now, it might be time to look at a workaround like
this. Do you know, does Azureus work with any other versions of GIJ? I
know that it works with Sun's VM.


On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 1:45 PM, Adam Rice <adamrice@ntlworld.com> wrote:
> The problem is that it comes so close to working with gij-4.3 that it's hard
>  to notice that anything is actually wrong. How about putting a temporary hack
>  in the /usr/bin/azureus script to check if /usr/bin/java is gij-4.3 and popup
>  an xmessage saying something like
>  "
>  You are running azureus with gij-4.3. There are known problems with this
>  combination. See http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=475669 for
>  details. If your torrents fail to download, please consider selecting a
>  different java interpreter using the update-alternatives program.
>  "
>  ?
>  I guess that would add a dependency on the xll-utils package, which is not so
>  nice. But printing a message to the console is not much use for people who
>  start azureus from iceweasel like I usually do.

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