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Re: gcj/java status

Steve Langasek writes:
> On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 01:18:35AM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > Please consider moving the following packages to testing:
> > 	gcj-4.1
> I'm wondering whether the build-dependencies of gcj-4.1 are really accurate. 
> Is it really the case that gcj-4.1 will build against any version of
> gcc-4.1-source between 4.1.1 and 4.1.2?  How is this done, when the gcc-4.1
> source package appears to incorporate various updates from svn into the
> actual tarball being distributed?  Doesn't this imply that gcj-4.1 and
> gcc-4.1 will need to be updated in lockstep?

no, only the upstream tarball is used from gcc-4.1-source. the
patches are used from the gcj-4.1 source. The patches in
gcc-4.1-source are needed to build cross compilers, based on

> A build failure on arm is also the only thing keeping this updated version
> of gcj-4.1 from being hinted into testing, though that seems to have been an
> OOD error on the buildd; given back now.

yes, thanks.


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