Re: gcj/java status
Steve Langasek writes:
> 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?
the upstream tarball has the same code, just some more GFDL'ed files
removed. changes from upstream svn are included as a diff.