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Re: The evils of /usr/share/java/repository

jeff wrote:

Why not just put the jars in /usr/share/java, keep the system classpath
completely clean, and let the startup scripts for individual apps choose which
to include?

Because you're causing a big hassle for anybody writing a Java program, even "hello world". It is one thing to ask packagers to have to explicitly specify dependencies, but it is ridiculous to ask this of anybody who wants to program in Java for internal use. We
don't do this for C or C++.

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