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Re: reverse dependencies

On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 03:36:03PM +0200, Rene Engelhard wrote:
> Hi,
> Matthias Klose wrote:
> > IMO classpath-tools and free-java-sdk should be removed as well.
>                           ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Shouldn't we provide a upgrade path for those who for whatever reason
> installed free-java-sdk and make it depend on java-gcj-compat (or
> openjdk6 when it's in main)?
> [ Either by making free-java-sdk a dummy package out of the current
> free-java-sdk sourcepkg or adding some new one to (maybe)
> java-gcj-compat ]

The question is how reliable can this be? Its probably better to just
remove the package to signal the user that he needs to reconfigure
something instead of silently updating to some dummy package and let him
wonder why something broke now that worked for a long time.


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