[Buildroot] [PATCH v2] dependencies: Reject gcj in BR2_NEEDS_HOST_JAVA check
thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Sun Aug 17 19:02:47 UTC 2014
Dear Bernd Kuhls,
On Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:44:38 +0200, Bernd Kuhls wrote:
> Xbmc uses the Groovy java package to generate API code, for details see
> Groovy itself is broken when used with gcj:
> Xbmc recommends to use another java package instead, like openjdk:
> Until we come up with a host package to provide a java setup and
> in order to make autobuilder happy let´s reject gcj when we check
> for a java installation on the host.
> Currently Xbmc is the only package using BR2_NEEDS_HOST_JAVA
> so changing the behaviour of dependencies.sh has no side effects.
> Signed-off-by: Bernd Kuhls <bernd.kuhls at t-online.de>
> v2: Keep check_prog_host function (Yann)
Even though I'm not entirely happy with the BR2_NEEDS_HOST_JAVA
discriminating specifically 'gcj', I've applied this patch because I
don't really have a better suggestion, and we need to apply something
like this before the release.
Note however that I'm not sure it's going to immediately fix the
autobuilder issues: build will continue to fail, only earlier, unless
the autobuilder script used by Peter is fixed.
Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering
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