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Bug 89328 - net-p2p/limewire uses packed jars
Summary: net-p2p/limewire uses packed jars
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo net-p2p team
Depends on:
Blocks: 69972
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Reported: 2005-04-16 09:19 UTC by Jan Brinkmann (RETIRED)
Modified: 2006-04-18 14:28 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

limewire-4.8.1.ebuild (limewire-4.8.1.ebuild,2.63 KB, text/plain)
2005-05-16 22:09 UTC, Josh Nichols (RETIRED)

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Description Jan Brinkmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-04-16 09:19:11 UTC
Following the new java policy, packages shouldn't rely on packed jars, dependencies need to be added on our own packages and used.

For more information see: 

If you have questions ask us in #gentoo-java on
Comment 1 Josh Nichols (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-05-16 22:09:16 UTC
Created attachment 59085 [details]

First attempt to replace packed jars. Was able to replace:

Leaving the following:


I am quite sure that the last four are part of LimeWire. There are packages for
icu4j.jar and xerces.jar, but from what I could determine, LimeWire checks the
hashes of its dependent jar files. If it doesn't match, LimeWire fails to
start, yielding exceptions to the effect:
com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.GUILoader$StartupFailedException: file [xerces.jar]
has hash of [3C609A515B91463AC83EB57E62EBD120] instead of expected
	at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.GUILoader.sanityCheck(

	at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.GUILoader.load(
	at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)

	at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
	at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.Main.main(
Error: LimeWire version 4.8.1

For the other jars, packages will be needed. I've made note of the homepages
for the ones I was able to find.

On a unrelated note, should the package name be suffixed with -bin, seeing as
it is in fact a binary package?
Comment 2 Josh Nichols (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2006-04-18 14:28:44 UTC
Given that using our own jars instead of the bundled ones causes problems, I'm going to mark WONTFIX.