Re: Backporting netbeans (libnb-absolutelayout-java) to Jessie
On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 06:38:19PM +0100, Markus Koschany wrote:
> > Is there any chance to provide libnb-absolutelayout-java in Jessie?
> > It might involve to backport netbeans 8.0.2 to Jessie completely and
> > I do not have the slightest idea about the effort this might create.
> Unfortunately Netbeans is one of the more complex Java packages and it
> would require some effort to backport it to Jessie. You would also have
> to provide a backport for antlr3, libjsch-agent-proxy-java,
> libosgi-core-java and libosgi-compendium-java or you have to adjust some
> of the patches. I'm not sure if it is worth the effort but everyone is
> welcome to work on that.
Upstream just confirmed that they will strip any netbeans dependency
from their code - so no need for a backport any more.