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Re: Help needed on the Java policy

On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 09:32:46AM +0100, Eric Lavarde - Debian wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> OK, second try at getting a common understanding:
> - the Java Policy should state that a Java package should depend on
> java2-runtime only if the packager expects its program to work with a
> classpath-alike implementation of Java.
> (what about IcedTea then?)

IMO all java packages should depend on java2-runtime as second
alternative and bugs should be filed against runtimes not working
properly with a package.

> - in the words of Michael:
> Michael Koch said:
> > The X packages should only be in Recommends and its possible to not
> > install Recommends (but you are expected you are knowing what you are
> > doing).
> Can we get an agreement on those points?

Thats already fact. Do we need our own consensus in Debian Java?


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