Java problem

Avi Schwartz fedora3509 at
Sat Dec 16 21:41:41 UTC 2006

Paul wrote:

> Hi,
> I have gcj installed on my box as well as the official Sun Java SDK. I
> can compile happily using javac, but when it comes to running, it looks
> like libgcj is getting in the way.
> Besides removing gcj, is there any way to get around this problem?
Hi Paul,

You didn't mention how you installed the Sun's JDK, but in order to get 
different versions of the JDK working properly in FC it is not enough to 
just install the Sun JDK.  I recommend you take a look at the link at 
the end of this email.  This step-by-step explanation how to install JDK 
1.5 helped me get the Sun JDK installed properly.  One little addition 
to this article:  If you want to install version 1.6 of the JDK, you 
will need to install the java-1.6.0-sun-compat-1.6.0-1jpp.i586.rpm which 
is in the Jpackage version 1.7 repository (see


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