Re: Oops! Java VP's missing (was Re: Virtual Packages)
On Fri, Feb 20, 1998 at 04:55:54PM +0100, Christian Schwarz wrote:
> The java VP's which have been added to the list on Jan 7, 97 and have been
> dropped again on Mar 15, 97 again :-) are these:
> java-base-libs Any implementation of the basic class libraries
> java-awt-libs Any implementation of the Abstract Window Toolkit
> java-compiler Any java source to bytecode compiler
> java-virtual-machine Anything providing a java virtual machine
> java-appletviewer Anything that can display java applets
> It would be good to hear from a java-package expert which packages are
> really needed now. (I've seen several proposal so far.) When someone sets
> up a new proposal for java/vrml/whether VP's, please add a list of
> packages which will Provide or Depend/Conflict/Suggest/... the VP's. It's
> current policy that we only add new VP's to the list, if they are really
> used by packages.
guavac suggests java-virtual-machine, and should provide java-compiler
(but doesn't yet). It has its own set of prototypes for the standard
Java libraries, so it doesn't need to depend on java-*-libs.
Hamish Moffatt, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Latest Debian packages at ftp://ftp.rising.com.au/pub/hamish. PGP#EFA6B9D5
CCs of replies from mailing lists are welcome. http://hamish.home.ml.org
TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to
Trouble? e-mail to email@example.com .