[Exherbo-dev] icedtea6 install cycle

Thomas Kirchner tjkirch+exherbo at gmail.com
Tue Dec 14 01:12:14 GMT 2010

On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 7:15 AM, Vasiliy G Tolstov <v.tolstov at selfip.ru> wrote:
> How can i break unsolvable cycle and install icedtea6 ?
> [...]
> n   dev-lang/icedtea6:1.6::java 1.9.3 to ::installed [cycle 1]
>    "IcedTea allows for building OpenJDK6 without any non-free
> components"
>    -doc -ecj -examples javascript nsplugin pulseaudio build_options:
> -split strip jobs=3 -trace -preserve_work
>    Reasons: target, dev-lang/icedtea6, virtual/jdk

If you don't already have icedtea6 installed, then you need to enable
the ecj flag so that it can bootstrap.  It installs gcc's java
compiler in order to build icedtea6.  After that, you can disable ecj
and rebuild icedtea6 with icedtea6 itself, if you want.


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