[fedora-java] FOP for F8?
fkung at redhat.com
Thu Aug 23 21:13:54 UTC 2007
> As Tom mentioned, I have successfully built the latest Batik Beta on
> IcedTea. I am currently updating the Batik srpm to that version.
There's a bug or two in IcedTea that causes a number of the Batik tests
to crash, which I'm currently tracking down.
> As for FOP, I haven't tried building that on IcedTea yet, as I am trying
> to resolve a bunch of dependencies issues - I need to install many
> packages first.
I just did a build of FOP 0.92 (I had the sources lying around from many
months ago when this last came up); it builds with IcedTea and all the
bundled examples are generated properly. I haven't tried anything more
complicated, ie combining FOP and Batik to run the entire toolchain,
though. I also haven't tried using the srpm, so I don't know what
packaging-related tasks are outstanding, and haven't tried building the
newer 0.93 or 0.94.
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