On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 14:49 +0900, Joel wrote:
FC2, no java rpm installed, and I don't recall installing all
compilers when I installed FC2 on a wiped disk.
But I do have rmic and jar (and rmic34/jar34) in /usr/bin. These are not
symbolic links, and there is no reference to them in the setup files for
From searching the archives, I see that the consensus is that they are
safe to remove.
What else should I look for?
And should I file this as a bug if I get a chance to confirm that they
are there without installing any java rpm?
I suppose they belong to libgcj. You can check with:
$ rpm -qf /usr/bin/rmic
and remove the package that is listed. If nothing is listed, the files
were likely created during %post -- check with:
$ rpm -qa --scripts | grep /usr/bin/rmic
(They really do get in the way.)
Since you're about to install Sun's JDK, I would suggest using the
repository. You can find some instructions here:
The alternatives system may then be used to point these files to the