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Re: Packages that require Java 2 ?

> java2-virtual-machine/dummy packages would help settle dependancies for non
> Debian packaged JDK's, java2 compliant Debian packages could 'provide'
> this. We could then 'depend' on it.
> ,,,
> ... perhaps we should introduce java2 in /etc/alternatives ?

FWIW, I like both of these ideas.

I think the package should still provide java-virtual-machine and offer an 
alternative for /etc/java also.

Is this leading to too much clutter?  I've never really done packaging for 
apps that provide alternatives.



Ben Burton
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