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Re: Debian Java in Sarge

On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 08:59:30AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Adam Heath]
> > I agree.  A java policy should talk about how java packages should
> > interact once installed.  But stay the hell away from how they are
> > built.
> I disagree.  It should give recommodations on how they should be
> built, to make it easier for the java developers to maintain the java
> packages.  Consistency reduce the work maintaining packages, and using
> a common system for building java packages make it easier to improve
> all java build systems by doing a modification only once, in the build
> system.
> But it should probably not be a requirement, to avoid endless flame
> wars with maintainers who fail to see the gain of standardizing the
> build system for java packages.


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