Problem Compiling Java

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at
Thu Jan 8 04:45:52 PST 2009

2009/1/8 Eric Richardson <ekrichardson at>:
> Hello,

>I know that the BSD stuff is in Icedtea7 but since I am trying
>to compile with the Apple jdk5 java and am waiting for icedtea7 to remove
>the --with-libgcj-jar as I can't get past the ./configure step with icetea7.
>Since this is removed in icedtea6 I can get past ./configure but it ignores
>the --with-project=bsd.

You won't get very far without BSD support I presume.  We should look
at supporting the necessary BSD changes in IcedTea directly as a
separate 7 tree is impractical for any real use.

You shouldn't need the libgcj-jar support removing.  Just specify the
extra option, pointing to your rt.jar.
Andrew :-)

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