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Re: RFS: openjdk-8/8u5-b13-1 (NEW)

Am 25.06.2014 14:51, schrieb Miguel Landaeta:
> On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 09:17:09AM +0200, Emmanuel Bourg wrote:
>> Le 25/05/2014 03:06, Miguel Landaeta a écrit :
>>> Is there any news on this?
>> No, Matthias told me he was working on it but he hasn't committed 
>> anything yet. The package has been on hold for 3 weeks now :/
> It's me again.
> I'm still wondering why after so many weeks we don't have an openjdk-8 
> package available in sid if Emmanuel already prepared it and is actively
> working in the associated transition.
> IMO, it's not fair to block this.

it is not blocked, it is work in progress.  Emmanuel did decide to change the
packaging, and did decide to drop support for most Debian architectures.
Dropping support for Debian architectures will automatically block this
package later on.  I'm still in progress looking at his commits and applying
these to a source package which builds on all architectures currently
supported by openjdk-7.

Afaics, fixing build failures with openjdk-8 as the default is not blocked.

> I have simpler packages than this one waiting for NEW processing for weeks
> so at this point I really wonder if a more complex package like openjdk-8
> will be accepted in before the freeze.

debian-java is not the place to speculate about NEW processing.

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