[Libreoffice] [PATCH] Accept using a bin/java that is a symlink

Miklos Vajna vmiklos at frugalware.org
Thu Jan 27 04:08:42 PST 2011

On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 01:01:52PM +0100, Petr Mladek <pmladek at suse.cz> wrote:
> Thorsten Behrens píše v St 26. 01. 2011 v 16:20 +0100:
> > Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> > > I use Debian. A self-compiled libreoffice refuses to use my GNU Java
> > > (gij), saying the directory does not contain a JRE. The Debian package
> > > of libreoffice actually autodetects it and happily uses it, but I have
> > > not easily identified the Debian patch that is responsible for this.
> > > 
> > Good question - maybe one of the jvmfwk*.diff ones in
> > 
> > http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/build/tree/patches/dev300
> > 
> > adds the specific path? Rene/Petr, something that we'd better merge?
> I would suggest to remove support for gcj at all. We have got many
> gcj-specific bugs that were pretty hard to fix in the past. I strongly
> suggest to use OpenJDK if you want a free JRE.

+1, I got a lot of random build failure before we switched to OpenJDK.

And if we do so, I think not only jvmfwk-disable-gcj.diff should be
moved to the repos, but configure.in (--enable-gcjaot, etc.) should be
updated as well.
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