On Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:49:32 +0100, Martin Lutz wrote:

> Package: jabref
> Version: 2.10+ds-7
> Followup-For: Bug #846918
> Dear Maintainer,
> after an update yesterday, jabref fails to start.
> ERROR while starting or running JabRef: java.lang.NoSuchFieldError: DIALOG
> Searching through the debian bug list, I find bug 846503 with a similar 
> problem.

Yup, there seem to be some runtime incompatibilitites with the new
libjgoodies-*, which were not caught at buildtime. Cf. also the
thread starting at

Probably we'll try with rebuilding the affected packages; for JabRef
the good news is that we're working on updating to 3.6 which doesn't
have these problems (but needs some wrinkles ironed out before we can
upload it).

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