[Pkg-octave-devel] Packaging Octave 3.8

Mike Miller mtmiller at debian.org
Mon Jan 6 03:47:42 UTC 2014

On Thu, 2 Jan 2014 19:03:48 -0500, Mike Miller wrote:
> I guess the simplest and most straightforward way would be to simply
> find libjvm.so in /usr/lib/jvm/default-java/jre/lib/*/{client,server}
> and pass the containing directory to configure as --with-java-libdir.
> The javahelper package looks like it provides some make variables that
> essentially encapsulate this logic. I'll try to get something working
> along these lines using this additional build helper unless anyone else
> has a better solution.

I have committed a fix for this using javahelper [1], it works for me on
amd64 and i386, hopefully works equally well on all ports.

I also applied a patch to allow the doc command to work again. That
leaves dealing with Forge packages that need to be rebuilt and upgraded
as the only outstanding issue I'm aware of.



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