No GCJ, only Sun Java5: how??

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Jan 10 14:30:12 UTC 2007

Ringo De Smet wrote:

> --- Derek Broughton <news at> wrote:
>> Ringo De Smet wrote:
>> > Is there any way I can prevent the installation of gcj/gij
>> > stuff? update-java-alternatives didn't help me out here.
>> By not installing things that insist on gcj...
> That doesn't help me any further. The Tomcat package needs a Java
> environment, therefore it has a logical OR of kaffe, gcj and
> java2-runtime. It is this logical OR that doesn't seem to work, as I have
> a package that provides java2-runtime and so fullfills the logical OR.

So do the install - let it install gcj.  Then remove gcj.  I'm saying that
it's _not_ tomcat that's insisting.  There is a working tomcat5 on my
system, and no gcj (or kaffe, or classpath)

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