Re: Packages that require Java 2 ?
> Do you mean that the java2-virtual-machine-dummy package should also
> provide java-virtual-machine ?
Well, that too, but that's not what I meant. :)
No, I mean for instance kaffe should provide java-virtual-machine, but
j2sdk1.3 should provide both java-virtual-machine and java2-virtual-machine.
This at least means that even though you don't have dependencies for virtual
packages, you still have a way of requiring Java2. But OTOH j2sdk1.3 will
still satisfy the less stringent requirement of "any java", i.e.
> hmm... should it then 'conflict' with
> java-virtual-machine-dummy (if it provides java-virtual-machine) as
> they would both try to manage the same thing ?
I don't think the -dummy packages are crucial to the argument since there's
no guarantee that anyone even has them installed (you should only use them if
you use a non-debian JVM and want to tell debian that you have it).
Having said that, I'm not fussed whether j2-v-m-d and j-v-m-d conflict.
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