Re: Repackaging question
Marcus Better writes:
> Matthias Klose wrote:
> > Marcus Better writes:
> >> instance we ship a lot of packages that build with Maven, but since we
> >> don't have Maven in Debian, we use the included, pre-generated, Ant build
> >> file instead. What should we do about those?
> > if these packages are in main, file a RC report and remove them, at
> > least from testing.
> That's a bit drastic, no? Those packages are no different from packages with
> pre-generated configure scripts and the like, and those are accepted in
> main, IIRC.
you can recreate them using packages in main. you can't do this
with the maven jars.
> > Then package maven and maven2.
> "Good idea, why don't you try it?", to quote someone on -project
> recently. :-)
> Actually I'm planning to have a go at those, but they are rather
> > which packages are these?
> AFAICT, all of Jakarta Commons, dom4j, jaxen, and probably a lot more. Plus
looked at libcommons-logging-java, jaxen, dom4j, which do not use
maven for the build. so which sources are actually including maven
> upcoming Tomcat 6.
that's easy. package it for non-free or don't package it.