ecj fails to build in xenial on amd64

Bug #1592801 reported by Matthias Klose on 2016-06-15
This bug affects 1 person
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ecj (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

ecj fails to build in xenial on amd64, see

dh_installdirs -plibecj-java
mh_installpoms -plibecj-java
GC Warning: Repeated allocation of very large block (appr. size 671092736):
 May lead to memory leak and poor performance.
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.OutOfMemoryError
   <<No stacktrace available>>
debian/rules:183: recipe for target 'install/libecj-java' failed
make: *** [install/libecj-java] Error 1
dpkg-buildpackage: error: fakeroot debian/rules binary gave error exit status 2

apparently mh_installpoms can't be run with the gij runtime.

Matthias Klose (doko) wrote :

Hello Matthias, or anyone else affected,

Accepted ecj into xenial-proposed. The package will build now and be available at in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested, and change the tag from verification-needed to verification-done. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at . Thank you in advance!

Changed in ecj (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed
Matthias Klose (doko) wrote :

the upload to xenial-proposed successfully built.

tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed
Matthias Klose (doko) wrote :

fixed in yakkety

Changed in ecj (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Changed in ecj (Ubuntu):
milestone: xenial-updates → none
Changed in ecj (Ubuntu Xenial):
milestone: none → xenial-updates
importance: Undecided → High
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ecj - 3.10.1-2ubuntu1

ecj (3.10.1-2ubuntu1) xenial-proposed; urgency=medium

  * SRU: LP: #1592801.
  * Build-Depend-Indep: default-jre-headless. mh_installpoms fails with
    the gij runtime.

 -- Matthias Klose <email address hidden> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:30:14 +0200

Changed in ecj (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for ecj has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

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