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From: "Petteri Räty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: Karl Trygve Kalleberg <karltk@g.o>, gentoo-java@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-java] Re: the new java setup and jni
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 06:11:04
In Reply to: [gentoo-java] Re: the new java setup and jni by Karl Trygve Kalleberg
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Karl Trygve Kalleberg wrote:
> Petteri Räty wrote: > > I don't see how symlinks in /usr/include can work. If there are two > users on a system, each with his own prefered VM, how can we export two > sets of symlinks for that system?
> > Of course you can argue that this is an unlikely situation, but what if > root stops the merge with a ctrl-C? Then the /usr/include/jni.h will be > completely wrong, in this scheme. >
That is is out of the question then.
> > As you pointed out yourself, some packages try to be smart and find the > jni.h themselves. If they use something like if [ -x ${path}/jni.h ], > putting an -I in CFLAGS won't help much, and the configure script will > probably stop with an error. >
This is one the issues to discuss at DevJam. Standards are a good thing. Well you could ensure that -I is the first option to the compiler but I agree that it we should come up with something more bullet proof.
> > If the package tries to find the jni.h by compiling with various -I > options, we may get lucky. The only remaining problem then is ensuring > that we in fact do _not_ have a gcj-installed jni.h in /usr/include, > since that may take precedence. >
Let's mail upstream and see what happens.
> > > -- Karl T
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