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Re: RFC: provides: java-servlet-engine



To belatedly follow this up, should I take this 
up on debian-policy , or is that not the correct way to get it 
implemented? Doesn't look like anyone thought it was a bad
thing...
-Thom
* Thom May (thom@planetarytramp.net) wrote :
> Folks,
> I'm putting together a package for cocoon, which is a java
> servlet that serves xml pages. So what?, I hear you cry...
> Well, the problem is this. Cocoon requires, strangely enough , a
> java servlet engine, such as tomcat, apache jserv, etc. So, in
> the control file i'd like to be able to specify "requires:
> java-servlet-engine" and let apt get on with it, rather than
> saying "requires: apache-jserv|tomcat" etc.
> I can't see anything in the debian-java archives or the java
> policy about this...
> Would this be in line with the debian packaging policy, or is
> there a better way of doing this?
> Any ideas gratefully received :-)
> -Thom
> ** thom@planetarytramp.net **************** http://www.planetarytramp.net **
> 


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