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Re: Help needed on the Java policy


Michael Koch said:
> On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 09:32:46AM +0100, Eric Lavarde - Debian wrote:
>> - 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.
Oookay... Looks like we're doing circles here. How do we progress now?
I'm fine with both options, but I feel that we need a consensus within
debian-java, and that we don't have it yet.

>> - 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?
No, fine with me, I've closed my "serious" bug on this basis :-)

Thanks, Eric

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