Devuan bug report logs - #130
libopenjfx-java depends on libopenjfx-jni but that package not available in the backports repository (arch: armhf)

Package: libopenjfx-java; Reported by: Rens von Bilthoven <>;
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2017 12:33:01 UTC;
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From: Rens von Bilthoven <>
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2017 12:12:02 +0000
Subject: libopenjfx-java depends on libopenjfx-jni but that package not

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Package: libopenjfx-java
Version: unknown (OpenJDK v.1.8.0_131)

When trying to install javafx on Devuan Jessie 1.0 (running on an ARM
architecture), i get the following error:

$ sudo apt install -t jessie-backports libopenjfx-java
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 libopenjfx-java : Depends: libopenjfx-jni but it is not installable
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

The problem is that the libopenjfx-java package is not available from the
backports repository (apt-cache search libopenjfx-jni does not give a

I would expect the package (libopenjfx-java) to be available similar to the
Debian backports repository ( as
libopenjfx-java depends on it and is available from the Devuan backports

Best regards,
Rens van Bilthoven

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