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Re: Quitting debian-java


I used alien to convert Sun's rpm into a debian package, and
java-{virtual-machine,compiler}-dummy to provide for dependencies and Java
policy compliance. That way, I _can_ (and _do_) use jserv et al from
Debian packages.



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On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Cris J. Holdorph wrote:

> I have no trouble running Java on my Debian system.  I download the jdk
> from Sun, throw it in /usr/local and run.  BTW, I do the same for Apache
> and several other programs too.  I appreciate Debian for the overall
> OS and environment, but even if I was using Windows, RedHat, or even
> Solaris!  I would still download Apache, JServ, the jdk, and other things
> and install them myself.  Maybe a JVM in the debian package system with
> dependencies and java other programs and all that is a nice goal (and the
> reason why I stay on this list), but I would object to any stating it's
> not possible to develop Java on Linux (even Debian Linux) today.
> ---- Cris J H
> On Thu, Mar 01, 2001 at 10:53:50AM -0500, Bao Ha wrote:
> > 
> > How many people are in this list?  How many want to use Java
> > on a Debian system?
> > 
> > We can certainly pool our resources together to get a good
> > Java infrastructure going.  
> > 
> > It is kind of stupid on my part, but I have resorted to run
> > Java on my Win2k laptop.  
> > 
> > Bao
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