Java JVM: GNU libgcj versus Sun
tim.jackson at ints.com
Fri Nov 24 17:07:45 UTC 2006
Bruno Costacurta wrote:
> it seems that by default Ubuntu is deployed with GNU libgcj as a Java JVM.
> However I encountered few applications that do not work with it (ie. Oxygen
> XML Editor, MagicDraw UML, it seems Eclipse too..) which I corrected by
> specifying to each of these applications to use the Sun JVM previously
> installed manually ('manually' meaning as opposition to 'packaging').
> Questions :
> - is it possible to remove the GNU libgcj package(s) under Ubuntu (I use
> Kubuntu Dapper 6.06) ?
> - if yes : which package(s) should be removed ?
> Note: prerequisites of removal are:
> - Sun JVM installed
> - environment setups completed (PATH..etc..)
> - .. other ?
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