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Re: libcoda-java FTBFS with openjdk on

Hi Alastair,

Le 22/01/2019 à 11:28, Alastair McKinstry a écrit :
> I have a package, coda, that provides a Java library, libcoda-java.
> As of Java 11, openjdk ICE's on the code on ppc64el.
> It builds ok on other architectures, and ok with openjdk12, but we're
> not likely to ship openjdk 12 with Buster, I understand.

That's right. OpenJDK 12 isn't a LTS release and will be EOL in 2
months. The current consensus is to ship only LTS releases in stable
Debian releases (OpenJDK 11 for Buster, and probably OpenJDK 17 for

> Now, libcoda-java is an Arch: all package, so it can be built ok on
> other archs for ppc64el. But How should it be handled in the packaging ?

At the package level you have to ensure "dpkg-buildpackage -B" doesn't
build libcoda-java, but only libcoda-jni and the other arch specific
packages. The arch all package will be built by an amd64 builder if you
do a source upload.

Emmanuel Bourg

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