JavaFX9 on Debian Wheezy (was Re: InternalError on Class.getPackage())

Chris Newland cnewland at
Fri Oct 23 15:34:06 UTC 2015

Just to confirm JavaFX from the Jigsaw b83 works fine with Debian 8 (Jessie):

ldd -v /home/chris/jdk1.9.0/lib/amd64/

Version information:
/home/chris/jdk1.9.0/lib/amd64/ (GCC_3.0) => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ (GLIBC_2.14) => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ (GLIBC_2.2.5) => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ (CXXABI_1.3) => /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ (GLIBCXX_3.4) => /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/

root at jessie:/home/chris# /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
GNU C Library (Debian GLIBC 2.19-18+deb8u1) stable release version 2.19,
by Roland McGrath et al.
Copyright (C) 2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.
There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
Compiled by GNU CC version 4.8.4.
Compiled on a Linux 3.16.7 system on 2015-08-30.
Available extensions:
	crypt add-on version 2.1 by Michael Glad and others
	GNU Libidn by Simon Josefsson
	Native POSIX Threads Library by Ulrich Drepper et al
For bug reporting instructions, please see:



On Wed, October 21, 2015 16:11, Kevin Rushforth wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> Thanks for the info. And sorry about the misleading error message. The
> latest bits (whenever they show up in an EA build) will at least give you a
> correct error message about not being able to load the .so file.
> If you run "ldd -v" I suspect it will show the missing
> dependency.
>> GNU C Library (Debian EGLIBC 2.13-38+deb7u8) stable release version
>> 2.13,
> This would likely be the problem then. We require GBLIC 2.14 or later.
> -- Kevin

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