No GCJ, only Sun Java5: how??

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Jan 10 15:59:50 UTC 2007

Derek Broughton wrote:

> 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)

btw, you _are_ certain the sun-java5-jre is completely installed, I trust? 
You have to agree to the license before it completes the install.

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