java-gcj removal

Derek Broughton news at
Sun Jan 21 15:43:39 UTC 2007

Anthony Gardner wrote:

> Does anyone know what the implications are of removing java-gcj?
> I've installed Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build
> 1.5.0_05-b05) and I'd like to use that by default but I don;t know what,
> if anything,  depends on the default java-gcj  java / javac .
> Would it be possible to remove it and replace it with Sun's JDK? If so,
> does anyone know of all the packages I have to remove?
> I've seen java-gcj-compat. Do I just have to remove that?
Works for me.  I have only sun-java-* packages.

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