GCJ 4.9.3 on mips64el-linux failing to build Ant.

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Sun Oct 18 10:28:00 GMT 2015

On 10/17/2015 08:58 PM, Ricardo Wurmus wrote:

> I’m trying to build Ant on mips64el-linux with GCJ 4.9.3.  (I’m doing
> this to bootstrap IcedTea on MIPS, which needs Ant to be built.)  This
> works just fine on x86_64 and i686, but it fails with odd errors on
> mips64el.  Here is the complete build output on the MIPS build machine:
>     http://hydra.gnu.org/build/730605/nixlog/1/raw
> The very first error is this:
>     1. ERROR in /tmp/nix-build-ant-1.9.4.drv-0/apache-ant-1.9.4/src/main/org/apache/tools/bzip2/BlockSort.java (at line 121)
>     	^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>     QSORT_STACK_SIZE cannot be resolved to a variable
> This is quite odd because QSORT_STACK_SIZE is defined on line 116 as
> such:
>     private static final int QSORT_STACK_SIZE = 1000;
> The following errors are all similar and complain about various other
> undefined names.

It looks to me like gcj is non-functional.  Are you building GCC 4.9.3?
Please run the gcj test suite (make check-target-libjava) to see if it
is broken.


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