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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.

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