openjdk7 missing dependency on alsa

Greg Lewis glewis at
Mon May 30 17:30:07 UTC 2011

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 01:36:37PM +0200, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
> My openjdk7 build fails building something named jsoundalsa.
> There's no alsa on my system and I don't see the dependency in
> the port.

Thanks, I just added it.

> I installed audia/alsa-lib, now openjdk7 builds. Still I don't see
> why I need yet another sound server.

Because there is code in OpenJDK to use ALSA that was easy to pull in
and no one has written an alternative.

It could be made an option like it is in openjdk6.

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