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Re: libbatik-java change led to uninstallables on kfreebsd

Package: libbatik-java
Version: 1.7+dfsg-2
Severity: serious

On Jun 22, 2012 22:50 "Steven Chamberlain" <steven@pyro.eu.org> wrote:
> Hi,


> libbatik-java's dependencies were changed recently like so:
> >  Package: libbatik-java
> >  Architecture: all
> > -Depends: openjdk-6-jre-headless | java2-runtime-headless,
> > +Depends: openjdk-6-jre-headless | openjdk-7-jre-headless |
> > java7-runtime-headless,
> Unfortunately this seems to have made about 120 packages uninstallable
> in sid on kfreebsd-*.

I can see how that is less than optimal.

> [...]
> Or was this simply a mistake and should java2-runtime-headless still
> be in that list?
> Thanks,
> Regards,

I think the best solution is to split out the binaries from libbatik-java;
that should allow use to remove the JRE dependencies per Java Policy.

As for the JRE dependencies, I think the java2-runtime-headless might have
been a mistake (and should have been java6 + java7).  I will check up on


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