I saw this same bug as well, using java-package 0.56 on both systems. It works on one but fails on the other. The non-working host is 8.6, the working one is reporting as 8.4. Note that this is with JDK 8u111 not 8u102, but the error message is the same.
Working host: ii debhelper 9.20150101 ii dpkg-dev 1.17.26 ii fakeroot 1.20.2-1 ii libasound2 1.0.28-1 ii libx11-6 2:1.6.2-3 ii unzip 6.0-16+deb8u2 Non-working host: ii debhelper 9.20150101+deb8u2 ii dpkg-dev 1.17.27 ii fakeroot 1.20.2-1 ii libasound2 1.0.28-1 ii libx11-6 2:1.6.2-3 ii unzip 6.0-16+deb8u2 -Robert Middleton
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