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Re: Why Sun-JRE does not provide java-runtime?

Hello Arnaud,

Arnaud Vandyck <arnaud.vandyck@ulg.ac.be> wrote:
> Jörg Sommer wrote:
>> Eric Lavarde - Debian <deb@zorglub.s.bawue.de> wrote:
>>>> I've got a request #385190 to add the java2-runtime to the dependency
>>>> alternative of the package bootchart-view. What's the difference between
>>>> java-runtime and java2-runtime? Why does the JRE from Sun not provide
>>>> java-runtime?
> [...]
>> What should I do with my bug? Should I wait until the Java Policy is
>> fixed? Can I reassign the bug to the Sun-JRE?
> You can tag it has 'wontfix' at the moment and explain that if you add
> that dependency, the only way to satisfy the java2-runtime is to install
> a non-free JRE and it's not acceptable as your package is in main (am I
> right?).

Are java-runtime and java2-runtime incompatible? My idea was to add
java2-runtime to the alternatives:
   kaffe (>= 2:1.1.5) | java-runtime | java2-runtime

Should I expect errors? I've a PowerPC and can not test the JVM from Sun.

Bye, Jörg.
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