Re: [DebianGIS] Creating Packages for FOSS Java GIS Applications
I thought the Debian Java Policy (
stated that the Jar with the main method that launches the program has
to go into /usr/bin not in /usr/share/openjump.
Is this incorrect?
On Nov 9, 2007 12:57 PM, Petter Reinholdtsen <email@example.com> wrote:
> [Sunburned Surveyor]
> >  Place the JAR file with the main class in /usr/bin/openjump.
> I suspect you mean /usr/share/openjump/ here.
> > I will try to overcome the challenges that arise from placing
> > plug-in jars and supporting files in /usr/share/openjump or
> > /usr/share/java/openjump. (Which one of these folders would be more
> > appropriate?)
> I would say that generic stuff should go in share/java/, and
> application specific stuff should go in share/openjump/.
> > If this can't be done I will place the plug-ins in a subfolder of
> > /usr/bin/openjump.
> Again, I suspect you mean /usr/share/openjump/ here.
> > If OpenJUMP is using a fairly generic Java library, and a Debian
> > package for it does not exist, should I prepare a Debian package for
> > it and declare a dependency in my control file? I imagine sharing of
> > Debs for common Java libraries is one of the benefits of Debian's
> > package system.
> Yes, libraries from other sources needed by openjump should be placed
> in separate Debian packages.
> Happy hacking,
> Petter Reinholdtsen
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