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Re: [Subclipse-users] Update to Subclipse on Debian wiki...

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2006-08-02 02:54:56 CEST

Andrew Vaughan <ajv-lists@netspace.net.au> wrote on 08/01/2006 05:21:18

> I looked at this this morning.
> The Debian java policy [0],[1] does require JVMs to look in
> However testing this morning showed that only one out of the eleven JVM
> environments I have installed actually honour that part of policy.
> The only way I can see to fix Sun's and IBM's JVMs is replacing java
with a
> wrapper script setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH or
> This would only work for users who install JVMs adapted in this way, and

> would be a significant break with the JVM's normal behaviour.
> I will note that the script used for launching eclipse on Debian does
> ... -vmargs -Djava.library.path=/usr/lib/jni ... to eclipse, so that
> of Debian's eclipse packages should not have this problem. To me this
> to be the better approach.

I was suggesting that the Eclipse startup script be modified, as it
appears Debian does. It is cool that Debian is doing it. That should
mean that someone that install Eclipse and JavaHL via apt should just


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