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From Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <>
Subject Re: Building in recent environments: Java 7 and Mozilla
Date Tue, 02 Jul 2013 06:29:27 GMT

On 02.07.2013 08:10, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> I tried building OpenOffice on the coming Fedora 19 to see how it worked
> with a fairly recent set of build tools. As for STLport, I used the
> default choice for 32-bit systems (this uses the STLPort package from
> the external sources we bundle).
> We have two problems with the current trunk:
> - The "hsqldb" module does not build with Java 7. The patch at
> fixes it and, since
> this is the only part that does not build with Java 7, this should be
> checked and possibly integrated (the issue is set as a possible release
> blocker).
> - The "moz" module does not build. It can really be anything, I didn't
> check: one problematic line in code, an obsolete language pattern, a
> compiler bug... I just reconfigured with --disable-mozilla for the
> purpose of finishing the build. Is this something that should be
> investigated or are we going to get rid of this module soon? If I recall
> correctly, it is obsolete, unmaintained, external code.

I personally never build mozilla.
I used the prebuilt stuff on Windows and Linux platforms found at [1] 
which need to copied into moz/zipped and I used the configure option 


Best regards, Oliver.

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