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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Java still broke on LibreOffice 5.1.1


Why is this thread in the tdf-discuss list?

On 3/11/2016 3:28 PM, Larry Gusaas <larry.gusaas@gmail.com> wrote:
> Proof??? JRE works with 5.0 and doesn't work with 5.1. That is pretty objective proof.
> LibreOffice code changed and now does not find JRE on OS X.
>
> In case you weren't paying attention when 5.1.0 came out, here are some posts from a thread
> "Java broke on LO 5.1 on Macs"
> from the users@global.libreoffice.org mailing list. Note the comment /*"I'm not sure we did
> ourselves a favour with that change..."*/.

And in that very thread - started by you - it was explained - to you -
that this was a *deliberate* code change to address a *broken* JRE
provided by Apple (the fact that you had to have the Java6 JRE installed
to get the Jave8 JRE installed is a clue that something wasn't right,
no?)...

I quote V Stuart Foote:

> No, Oracle must fix the JRE, or Apple must correct OS X Java system calls.
> Until then, LO for tdf#94716 now requires use of the unaffected JDK -- at
> the expense of OS X users now having to install the JDK rather than a broken
> JRE to access the Java runtimes.
>
> See Oracle's notes:
> http://bugs.java.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=7131356
>
> The LibreOffice details are in tdf#74877
> <https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=74877> and
> tdf#94716 <https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=94716>
>
> LibreOffice has no skin in the game beyond running the Java based HSQLDB
> for Base internal database--and when we fully move to FireBird very little
> requirement for Java going forward. Java runtime -- from a JRE or JDK
> becomes irrelevant to the project.

So, you are complaining about a Mac bug here... please take it to the
appropriate place (wherever you report Mac bugs)...

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[tdf-discuss] Re: Java still broke on LibreOffice 5.1.1Larry Gusaas <larry.gusaas@gmail.com>
References:
[tdf-discuss] Java still broke on LibreOffice 5.1.1Larry Gusaas <larry.gusaas@gmail.com>
[tdf-discuss] Re: Java still broke on LibreOffice 5.1.1Alexander Thurgood <alex.thurgood@gmail.com>
[tdf-discuss] Re: Java still broke on LibreOffice 5.1.1Larry Gusaas <larry.gusaas@gmail.com>
Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Java still broke on LibreOffice 5.1.1Tanstaafl <tanstaafl@libertytrek.org>
[tdf-discuss] Re: Java still broke on LibreOffice 5.1.1Larry Gusaas <larry.gusaas@gmail.com>
Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Java still broke on LibreOffice 5.1.1Joel Madero <jmadero.dev@gmail.com>
[tdf-discuss] Re: Java still broke on LibreOffice 5.1.1Larry Gusaas <larry.gusaas@gmail.com>
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