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Re: gcj/java status

On Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 01:23:17PM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> 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
> gcc-4.1-source.

My point was that the upstream tarball shipped within the gcc-4.1 source
package differs between 4.1.1-13 and 4.1.1-19, and according to the
changelog appears to incorporate additional changes from upstream svn.  Have
I misunderstood?

> > 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.

Built and uploaded, just waiting for libssp0 binary removal now.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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