Re: Best way to install Java JAR files (java packaging)
On Sun, 25 May 2008, RalfGesellensetter wrote:
And: Yes, I have been using the RFP protocol - but am not tracking its
progress actively. I suppose I will get notified in case of replies.
IMHO RFP tends to be unsuccessful in most cases. DDs are these days busy
to work out their won ITPs and regard RFP as quite low priority. So I
use the chance to repeat my advertising of mentioning potentially interesting
software as prospective package of our CDD in the tasks files. I just added
geonext (the second ouf your project names - you forgot the links BTW), because
I just added geogebra in former times.
You can see how this can be done at
ans I urge everybody to do so as well if somebody detects an interesting
project. In case you are hesitant to fiddle around with SVN I would
volunteer to edit the tasks files if you provide snippets containing the
relevant information like
This would enable us to have a common source of information for interesting
packages and a nice overview as you can see at
in this case.
I think, Gambas has a feature to build Debian packages right from the
current project. Wouldn't it be neat to have a Java IDE that has such
I don't know about Gambas, but I prefer solid manual packaging over
automatic means. Just try to keep on gathering interesting projects and
than chery pick the best ones on a developer gathering for packaging or
something like this.