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