[aur-general] Java Dependency and Cross-Compilation Questions
snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 00:45:06 EST 2009
On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 12:35 AM, doorknob60 <doorknob60 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Here's how I installed my chroot, it works very well (I don't even use any
> lib32 or bin32 packages anymore, just this):
Or you can use the official mkarchroot tool:
> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 9:29 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 7:24 PM, Aaron Schaefer <aaron at elasticdog.com>
>> > So, my new machine is up and running (and I figured out my previous
>> > packaging issues!)...so I'm updating my jGnash package
>> > (http://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/i686/jgnash/) to the
>> > latest release and there is also currently a bug report on the package
>> > (http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/16665). The bug report correctly
>> > states that jGnash will not run with openjdk6 (jre works just fine),
>> > so what is the current policy for handling that fact?
>> > I know that no other packages depend on jre directly, and the prefered
>> > method is now java-runtime, but doesn't that mean that openjdk6 users
>> > will just have this software silently fail?
>> In this case, make it depends on jre. You could put a note in the
>> PKGBUILD to explain this dependency. And, when either openjdk or
>> jgnash release new versions, you could test to see if they work fine
>> together so you could switch back the depends to java-runtime.
>> Also, if you're building
>> > an i386 package on an x86_64 machine, is there an easy way to test the
>> > software to make sure that it's actually working on i386? Thanks in
>> > advance...
>> you could setup a i686 chroot on your x86_64 system. I believe
>> there's info in the wiki.
>> > --
>> > Aaron "ElasticDog" Schaefer
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