Need help to run java apps on openmoko

Joseph Reeves iknowjoseph at
Fri Oct 31 16:54:48 CET 2008

>From memory this is, so may be completely wrong, but I'd:

opkg install --force-depends cacao
opkg install --force-depends classpath
opkg install --force-depends classpath-gtk

If I remember correctly, there was a bug in classpath that was causing
it to report a successful installation, whereas in reality it was
going wrong. Forcing all three got it to work for me.

Best of luck,

2008/10/31 Jim Ancona <jim at>:
> Peter Neubauer wrote:
>> Mmh,
>> it seems your jvm is not finding the Java base classes. Do you ave
>> Classpath installed? You could try to explicitly point out the
>> file of your JRE using
>> cacao -cp PATH/TO/ .jar myJar.jar
>> HTH, probably others on this list know more ...
> I agree with Peter, your problem sounds CLASSPATH related. I had pretty
> good luck using Jalimo [1] to package Java apps for my Freerunner. I was
> able to run a SWT GUI app, although it was very slow.
> Jim
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