[Buildroot] gcj on any platform

Brent Cook bcook at bpointsys.com
Fri Apr 18 11:12:08 PDT 2008

On Friday 18 April 2008 12:12:18 Azra Aiyl wrote:
> Hi,
> While looking through this archive I can see at least 3 persons who
> try to compile a gcj (they got no answers). I've tried the same thing
> for ppc and i386 but always get the same compile error. While googling
> i was able to collect the following statements.
> - libgcj needs unicode
> - uClibc does not support unicode
> - glibc supports unicode
> - glibc does not support full statical linking
> I conclude from this statements:
> - it is currently not possible no build a gcj with uclibc
> - nor is it possible to build a statically linked programm with
> glibc-gcj and let it run on a platform with uclibc
> If anyone here says I'm wrong then I'll try to build it on my own

As a workaround, you could include shared glibc with your libgcj app in a 
chroot environment on top of your uclibc environment. This would be about 
as resource-heavy as a statically linked executable, if memory is not a 
limiting factor.

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