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Re: JavaHL Debian howto (was Re: [ANN] JavaSVN v0.8.7)

From: Andrew Vaughan <ajv-lists_at_netspace.net.au>
Date: 2005-04-07 23:47:32 CEST

On Thu, 7 Apr 2005 03:56 am, Jeff Bowden wrote:
> Nice doc! I never knew about dch I just always used the changelog mode
> in emacs. Also I never knew the explanation for why it didn't work with
> Kaffe. This should go on the subclipse website.
Feel free. But it needs a good edit first. :)

Also note most of the instructions originally came from an old email to this
list. (I can't find it at the moment, but I think it was by McClain Looney).
I just fleshed them out with explanations.

One thing I did forget to mention, is that even after building and installing
javahl, the sun's java 1.4 does not find the shared library
(in /usr/lib/svnjavahl-1.so.0.0.0). (Some versions of sun's jre don't seem
to use the system library paths).

I worked around this problem by creating symlinks
in /usr/lib/j2sdk1.4-sun/jre/lib/i386/ from /usr/lib/libsvnjavahl-1.s*

(as root)
# ln -s /usr/lib/libsvnjavahl-1.s* /usr/lib/j2sdk1.4-sun/jre/lib/i386/

This only needs to be done once, not every time you upgrade subversion.

Note that this is a hack, rather than a proper solution.
The symlinks won't be cleaned up when dpkg removes subversion.
I'm not sure what problems dangling symlinks here might cause.

Andrew V.
Received on Fri Apr 8 07:47:32 2005

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