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Re: Help needed on the Java policy

On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 02:20:59PM +0100, Eric Lavarde - Debian wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.

I'm currently working on a proposal for cleaning up the virtual package
chaos. Please give me some more days for this.


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