Re: Generators for debian/* files?
> +++ Jonathan Dowland [2013-04-05 10:09 +0100]:
> > On Fri, Apr 05, 2013 at 11:07:31AM +0200, Thomas Koch wrote:
> > > This java code should be replaces with something in perl/python/non-JVM.
> > Why?
> Because it's an entirely unnecessary circular build-dependency. java
> is not part of build-essential and this doesn't seem like a good
> reason for making it so.
This sounds like a packaging tool, not a build tool. (At least, I
_hope_ nobody is thinking of generating debian/rules during the build
process!) I'd say anyone packaging Java stuff probably has a JVM.