Request gcc 34 port build gcj

Patrick Dung patrick_dkt at
Fri Sep 2 09:52:40 PDT 2005

Hi Gerald Pfeifer

Would you please brifely explain the changes/difference for building
gcj for gcc 3.x and gcc 4.x port?

--- Jim Trigg <jtrigg at> wrote:

> 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 
> depend?
> Jim
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