icedtea6 fails to bootstrap on Fedora 17/18
gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Wed Mar 6 07:04:22 PST 2013
----- Original Message -----
> Am 03.03.2013 17:14, schrieb Stefan Ring:
> > ecj is much more recent on Fedora apparently:
> > Ubuntu quantal $ ecj -version:
> > Eclipse Java Compiler 0.972_R35x, 3.5.1 release, Copyright IBM Corp
> > 2000, 2009. All rights reserved.
> > Fedora 17 $ ecj -version
> > Eclipse Compiler for Java(TM) v20120814-155456, 3.8.2, Copyright
> > IBM
> > Corp 2000, 2012. All rights reserved.
> Debian and Ubuntu use the same sources to provide both ecj and ecj1.
> ftp://sourceware.org/pub/java/ still has 3.5 as the latest version
> If Fedora ships an updated ecj1, then it would be nice to see this
> "upstream" as
I'll second that. I'm surprised 3.8.2 works with the current gcj actually,
as when I tried it, it complained about missing javax.lang.model code which
is now in GNU Classpath but not yet in gcj.
Do you know the process for updating the copy used by gcj?
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