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Old 12-26-2007, 10:03 PM
Michael Koch
 
Default Using java-gcj-compat-dev as build dependency

On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 05:55:30PM +0530, Onkar Shinde wrote:
> On Dec 20, 2007 4:39 PM, Arnaud Vandyck <avandyck@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2007/12/20, Andrew Haley <aph@redhat.com>:
> > > But the Sun JRE isn't available on all Debian targets.
> >
> > And building the software with gcj can help to know if there are part
> > missing in gcj or if the software uses com.sun.* classes.
> >
> > If you build with Icedtea/OpenJDK, then, you have to be sure the
> > software will run with gcj.
>
> So what is conclusion? We should prefer GCJ as build dependency over
> Sun's JDk or OpenJDK/IcedTea, right?
> Can we document this somewhere so that new packages follow these guidelines?

Please use java-gcj-compat-dev as build dependency whenever possible.


Cheers,
Michael


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