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Re: Bug#715530: jai-core: Please build explicitly with OpenJDK 6


On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 07:27:04PM -0500, Micah Gersten wrote:
> I would normally agree, but I believe that the upstream is dead (no
> updates in 7+ years) and it's not just a substitution API, but would be
> a reimplementation, but I'll leave the maintainer to decide the proper
> course of action.
> If openjdk-6 is to be removed in Jessie and there is no desire to port
> this package, maybe it would be best to pro-actively remove it now.

I've got a hint that JAI {c,sh}ould be replaced by


I wonder how large the effort might be to port libpixelmed-java which is
(currently) the only Build-Depends of libjai-imageio-core-java to this
library.  If yes, it would make sense to package commons-imaging first.

Kind regards



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