Re: Planned mass-filing of bugs: java packages only depending on java-common
Ok, I should stop reading mail at 3am...
>>>>> "Simon" == Simon Richter <email@example.com> writes:
Simon> I think the autobuilder argument is valid. Autobuilders
Simon> need the classes, but not the VM. If at all, you can make
Simon> the VMs depend on the core classes, so people can depend on
Simon> the core classes for compiling and a vm for execution.
Yes, if the jvm depended on the -runtime that would address half the
depndency issue but that's putting the cart before the horse. Having
java-compiler depend on java1-runtime might help but in at least two
cases that wouyld still result in a jvm being installed so why
"If I claimed I was emporer just cause some moistened bint lobbed a
scimitar at me they'd put me away"