[patch] build openjdk-7 for x86_64-linux-gnux32

Andrew gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Wed Jan 15 12:07:47 PST 2014

----- Original Message -----
> Am 15.01.2014 17:50, schrieb Andrew:
> > Support for this came up a while back and I'm not sure what the point of
> > this would be.
> > Why would anyone on x86_64 want an x32 Zero build instead of the x86_64
> > JIT?
> I don't care who else does want it.  It is needed to get the build
> dependencies
> fulfilled for a distribution.  While we do have multiarch, we can't yet
> build-depend on packages of arbitrary foreign architectures.  If other
> distributions can handle that, fine.  But it is easier for me to provide an
> openjdk for x32 than to patch around 100 packages not to use openjdk.
>   Matthias

Yeah, I get that.  I have no problem with most of it as it doesn't affect anyone
else.  My concern is removing the include line as we have a bunch of antique stuff
still building this (who also don't have things like LCMS2, GIO, etc.) that could
run into trouble.  Is there any way we could ifdef it instead?
Andrew :)

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