gcj-5 - GCJ byte code and native compiler for Java(TM)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Main amd64
Package filename gcj-5_5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.12_amd64.deb
Package name gcj-5
Package version 5.4.0
Package release 6ubuntu1~16.04.12
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category java
Homepage http://gcc.gnu.org/
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Core developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 7.24 MB
Installed size 20.55 MB
GCJ is a front end to the GCC compiler which can natively compile both
Java(tm) source and bytecode files. The compiler can also generate class
Install the gcj-5-jdk package for a more complete SDK environment.


Package Version Architecture Repository
gcj-5_5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.12_i386.deb 5.4.0 i386 Ubuntu Updates Main
gcj-5_5.3.1-14ubuntu2_i386.deb 5.3.1 i386 Ubuntu Main
gcj-5_5.3.1-14ubuntu2_amd64.deb 5.3.1 amd64 Ubuntu Main
gcj-5 - - -


Name Value
dpkg >= 1.15.4
ecj-gcj -
gcc-5 >= 5.2.1-23
gcc-5-base = 5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.12
install-info -
libc6 >= 2.14
libc6-dev >= 2.13-0ubuntu6
libecj-java-gcj >= 3.5.1
libgmp10 >= 2:5.0.1~
libisl15 >= 0.15
libmpc3 -
libmpfr4 >= 3.1.3
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Name Value
gcj-5-jdk << 5.2.1-19


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package gcj-5_5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.12_amd64.deb
Source Package gcc-5

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install gcj-5 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install gcj-5




2019-09-18 - Ɓukasz 'sil2100' Zemczak <lukasz.zemczak@ubuntu.com>
gcc-5 (5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.12) xenial; urgency=medium
* No change rebuild against security.
2018-08-01 - Dimitri John Ledkov <xnox@ubuntu.com>
gcc-5 (5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.11) xenial; urgency=medium
* Backport upstream revision r235876 to correct PIC_OFFSET_TABLE_REGNUM
on ppc64el.
LP: #1783252
2018-06-18 - Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com>
gcc-5 (5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.10) xenial-security; urgency=medium
* Backport upstream revision r257489 (Spectre #2 mitigation for s390x).
LP: #1759152.
2018-02-05 - Steve Beattie <sbeattie@ubuntu.com>
gcc-5 (5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.9) xenial-security; urgency=medium
* Revert retpoline changes of ppc64el as per the recommendation from
Bill Schmidt of IBM.
- ppc-add-mspeculate-indirect-jumps: drop.
2018-01-26 - Steve Beattie <sbeattie@ubuntu.com>
gcc-5 (5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.8) xenial-security; urgency=medium
* Add retpoline support for x86 via adding -mindirect-branch=,
-mindirect-branch-register, and -mfunction-return= support
- 0001-i386-Move-struct-ix86_frame-to-machine_function.diff,
implement -mindirect-branch=<keep|thunk|thunk-inline|thunk-extern>
with attribute support, -mindirect-branch-register, and
-mfunction-return=<thunk|thunk-inline|thunk-extern> with
attribute support. Thanks to H.J. Lu.
* Add retpoline support for ppc64 via adding
-mspeculate-indirect-jumps support
- ppc-add-mspeculate-indirect-jumps: implement
-mspeculate-indirect-jumps. Thanks to Bill Schmidt.
2018-01-16 - dann frazier <dannf@ubuntu.com>
gcc-5 (5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.6) xenial; urgency=medium
* Add thunderx2 support. LP: #1727540.
2017-08-23 - Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com>
gcc-5 (5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.5) xenial-proposed; urgency=medium
* Fix PR target/77267 (x86), taken from the trunk. LP: #1623418.
* Fix hangs w/ asan binaries on arm64 (Dann Frazier). LP: #1709727.
* Linaro branch only: Fix PR target/79041, aarch64 backend emitting
R_AARCH64_ADR_PREL_PG_HI21 relocation despite -mpc-relative-literal-loads
option being used (Dan Frazier). LP: #1695093.
2016-11-02 - Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com>
gcc-5 (5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.4) xenial-security; urgency=medium
- Fix PR target/72863, redundant swaps when using vec_vsx_ld/st,
taken from the gcc-5 branch. LP: #1638055.
- Fix PR rtl-optimization/71709, taken from the gcc-5 branch. LP: #1628207.
2016-08-04 - Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@ubuntu.com>
gcc-5 (5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.2) xenial-security; urgency=medium
* No change rebuild for the security pocket.
2016-07-04 - Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com>
gcc-5 (5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.1) xenial-proposed; urgency=medium
* SRU: LP: #1586673. Backport GCC 5.4 to 16.04 LTS.
* Revert a libstdc++ header reorg done after the 5.3.0 release.
* Add AArch64 Vulcan cpu support, backport from trunk. LP: #1594452.
* Revert a libstdc++ header reorg done after the 5.3.0 release (only for
OS releases including a GCC 5 at release time).
* Fixes C++ ICE. LP: #1593608.

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