[kaffe] Re: Bug Status of Kaffe

Arnaud Vandyck arnaud.vandyck at ulg.ac.be
Sun Jan 4 08:21:08 PST 2004

Many thanks Ben!

Ben Burton <bab at debian.org> writes:

> reassign 210716 gcj-3.3
> thanks
>> So basically, jython has been compiled by a buggy compiler ;)
> Confirmed: I've just uploaded a new jython package that builds using
> jikes-gij instead of gcj, and the problem goes away.  Of course jython
> still crashes with kaffe, but that's just the old "specifying JNI path
> loses bootstrap classes" problem that presumably will go away if and
> when somebody uploads a new kaffe to debian.
> It seems then that this bug belongs to the gcj-3.3 package, which was
> generating the incorrect bytecode.  I'm reassigning this accordingly.
> To anyone else trying to reproduce this bug: you'll want some version
> of jython between 2.1.0-11 and 2.1.0-15 inclusive (not the newer -16 in
> sid, which now builds using jikes-gij instead).  I've put the 2.1.0-15
> packages up at http://people.debian.org/~bab/bugs/ .
> Ben.


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