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Re: How to install openjdk-7-jre-headless on Stretch

Hi Thorsten,

On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 07:15:48PM +0100, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> you’re writing from an @apache.org address, so I’m assuming you’re
> affiliated with the ASF. Furthermore, you’re a Debian Developer¹.
> ...

Well, I'm a DD as well and I'm able to pick between different hints.  I
see no point in blaming somebody about say "unusual" hints, specifically
if it is someone who has proven to be very kind and helpful in countless

> porting would also need regular updates, but Doko provides those,
> and one can subscribe to be notified upon new package uploads, and
> I believe they’re prototyped in experimental first, which makes them
> very easy to quickly grab.)

I actually picked the one from experimental - may be I'll have further
questions about this.
> No ad-hominem intended, but I’m wondering whether DDs should take
> a periodical requalification for the P&P part of NM if things like
> this are being suggested.  (With some packages I’ve seen, not from
> you though, I’ve been wondering whether T&S refreshers are also
> necessary,

I admit I never needed to pass P&P or T&S and to some extend I agree
that refreshing this might make sense but I would not base this on
contributions to the mailing list.

> looking at lintian warnings alone is often enough to
> make one shudder, and my DM mentee is cursing DDs often enough,
> justifiedly, when he’s updating their packages.)

I confirm that some packages make me shudder - but that's OT on
this list.

Kind regards



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