[linux] gentoo / dependencies broken I guess

Dejan Nikic dejann at u.washington.edu
Fri Sep 5 02:49:34 PDT 2003

did you set your Java variables? go to http://docs.gentoo.org and look
at the Java guide they have. Do that and then try it again. If it
doesn't work ask again and I'll see if there is anything else you can

Also do you do regular "etc-update" after emerges and stuff?

On Fri, 2003-09-05 at 09:49, M. Hornung wrote:

> I'm new at Gentoo, and I don't fully understand the intricacies of

> portage. I'm trying to upgrade stuff:


> % emerge -up openssh


> These are the packages that I would merge, in order:


> Calculating dependencies ...done!

> [ebuild U ] sys-libs/db-4.0.14-r2 [3.2.9-r6]

> [ebuild U ] dev-lang/perl-5.8.0-r12 [5.8.0-r10]

> [ebuild U ] net-misc/openssh-3.6.1_p2-r2 [3.6.1_p2]


> When I try to then run 'emerge -u openssh' the build for "db" fails with:


> checking SOSUFFIX from libtool... so

> checking for javac... no

> checking for gcj... gcj -C

> checking if gcj -C works... yes

> checking for jar... no

> configure: error: no acceptable jar program found in $PATH


> !!! ERROR: sys-libs/db-4.0.14-r2 failed.

> !!! Function src_compile, Line 58, Exitcode 1

> !!! (no error message)


> There aren't other dependencies listed for "db" so I'm not sure what I'm

> missing that it requires. Can I get around this somehow?


> -Mike


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