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I appreciate the feedback. I haven't had the time myself to research and
thought I'd ask if anyone else had seen it. Before delving further into it
and filing a bug report. (I like to try and figure out the solution or at
least part way down the path before filing a bug).
I knew the runtime was the old compaq java and have been trying to locate a
source to a more recent release. Just some of the stuff I've installed on
my alpha now doesn't work as the jvm fails.
I'll try the patch when I get another shot at it and report back soonest.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jose Luis Rivero (YosWinK)" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2005 4:10 PM
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alpha] Recent Glibc breaks CPQ-Java?
> Hi Brian:
> Sorry for my delayed response ... i'm quite busy lately trying to finish
> some real live (tm) issues.
>> I've rebuilt my glibc 184.108.40.20641102-r1 recently and now I'm getting a
>> strange error with java-config. (mainly I did this because the gcc
>> version upgraded to 3.3.6 ).
>> Can't load library "/opt/compaq-jdk-1.3.1/jre/lib/alpha/libjava.so",
>> because /op
>> t/compaq-jdk-1.3.1/jre/lib/alpha/libjava.so: symbol __libc_wait, version
>> .0 not defined in file libc.so.6.1 with link time reference
>> Could not create the Java virtual machine.
>> Any ideas?
> First of all, i would like to clarify that java related bugs in gentoo
> alpha aren't the first in our TODO list. This has a quite simple
> explanation: Only java virtual machine actually in portage is
> "java-compaq" which is not maintained upstream since 1.3.1, so try to
> solve bugs without upstream support and without new 1.4 (or 1.5) java
> branch could be very bad idea.
> Summarizing: java bugs are always welcome (of course) but response might
> be very slow or non-existant.
> After this, I have to say that last month i was playing with java trying
> to make things work on alpha and i found same problem with __libc_wait.
> I found a patch (in some alpha related malling list) that works fine for
> me, if you want give it a look:
> - 1. Download the patch
> - 2. Place where you want, and compile it with:
> gcc -shared -o libcwait.so libcwait.c -fpic -O
> - 3. Preload the patch writing at the beginning of
> export LD_PRELOAD
> I would appreciate a lot that you report the results, maybe we could
> include it into the tree if it solves some of our problems.
> I hope back to have some free time for Gentoo at the end of this month to
> continue playing with java and trying to get 1.4 branch in alpha.
> Bye and sorry again for the delay.
> YosWinK @ gentoo.org
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