Andrew Haley wrote:
On 03/09/2010 12:53 PM, Matthias Klose wrote:
> On 05.03.2010 17:31, Alexander Kurtakov wrote:
> > Time to bring GCJ support discussion back.
> > We should find a way to not install java-1.5.0-gcj on every
> > users computers. There are packages that do not work with it
> > and it's plain wrong to install it as a dependency of this
> > packages which are explicitly requiring java 1.6.0.
> > Possible solutions:
> > * Solution 1 - someone who cares for the gcj stack finds a way
> > to not require java-1.5.0-gcj when there are gcj bits in the
> > package so we do not force gcj installation on every user.
That shouldn't be too difficult. I'm looking at jakarta-oro now: I
--- jakarta-oro.spec~ 2009-07-26 13:52:21.000000000 +0100
+++ jakarta-oro.spec 2010-03-09 13:24:34.445414981 +0000
@@ -59,8 +59,6 @@
and it's fine. There's no need AFAICS for a Requires: on java-gcj-compat.
If it uses rebuild-gcj-db in its %post and %postun scripts then it
needs those dependencies. You would perhaps be better off undefining
gcj_support but leaving them in place.