Request gcc 34 port build gcj

Jim Trigg jtrigg at
Thu Sep 1 17:03:12 PDT 2005

Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
>On Sat, 27 Aug 2005, Patrick Dung wrote:
>>Since pdftk itself depends on gcj3.x, I cannot make it to build on
>>gcc/gcj 4.0 or 4.1 port.
>>Please enable the build of gcj on gcc34 port.
>>Only allowing gcj to build on gcj41 breaks compatibilty.
>I really would prefer not to reenable the (relatively weak) Java
>frontend in the lang/gcc34 port for the sake of a single port.
>And Java is sufficiently huge a frontend, with the library, that
>I'd prefer not to burden FreeBSD 4.x users who just need to use
>lang/gcc34 to build other ports with it.
>What do others think?  (One way to address this would be for me
>to relinguish the lang/gcc34 port as maintainer so that someone
>else can then make this change.)
Maybe create a gcj34 port which depends on gcc34 and on which pdftk can 


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