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Re: [ANNOUNCE] JBoss 2.4.7 debs for public consumption

Cool.  Looks like a lot of work.  :-)

I'll have to give 'em a try (and eventually, with Kaffe).


 - Jim

On Fri, 2002-06-28 at 18:33, Adam Heath wrote:
> I am proud to announce that I have finally finished(well, close enough,
> anyways) the debs of JBoss(www.jboss.org).  You can fetch them by adding the
> appropriate line(1) to /etc/apt/sources.list.
> These debs are modular, and broken up into semi-logic parts.  To install
> jboss, with catalina(tomcat4) support, and postgres integration, the following
> command should be given:
> 	apt-get install jboss jboss-server jboss-dev jbossmq jbosssx
> 	jboss-transaction jboss-catalina-service jboss-common jboss-contrib
> 	jboss-contrib-oswego jboss-contrib-castor jboss-contrib-hsqldb
> 	jboss-mail jboss-jdbc-postgresql jboss-client jbosssx-client
> 	jbossmq-client jnp-client
> These packages also depend on sun jars.  However, there are packages available
> for these as well(jsse.deb, libactivation-java.deb, libmail-java.deb).  We all
> know the license for these is bad, but for time sakes, we(my work) have
> decided to make them available.
> If someone were to make a deb of jetty, I could get jetty to work with jboss.
> I have already done the work locally, but because no deb exists, there is no
> standard support for it.
> There is also a deb to make mysql work, but that depends on a non-existant(in
> debian anyways) mysql-java library.  If someone is interested in making
> packages of it, let me know, and I'll tell you were to get the files.
> Additionally, JBoss upstream redistributes lots of external software in their
> source archive.  I have not attempted to make packages of these.  For the most
> part, these libraries exist in jboss-contrib-* and jboss-contrib.  If someone
> wants to make packages of those, then go ahead.  However, you should notify me
> when you do, so I can update the JBoss packages to not include the software
> anymore.
> The documentation on these packages is not the best(it's quite light).  I'm
> not that great at writing it.  Volunteers for writing better docs on how JBoss
> functions in Debian would be appreciated.
> So, install the debs, and tell me what you think.  After those on this list
> have had a chance to digest them, I will inform JBoss upstream of this
> accomplishment.  Until that time, I want those that are more familiar with
> Java and Debian to test them.
> 1: deb http://mirror.brainfood.com/brainfood-public sid main contrib non-free
> ps: Several people have sent me private emails, asking for debs of JBoss.  I
>     have bcc'd them with this mail.
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