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Re: maven-debian-helper & module inter-dependencies

On 12/16/2017 04:39 PM, Markus Koschany wrote:
> Am 16.12.2017 um 15:52 schrieb Sebastiaan Couwenberg:
>> On 12/16/2017 03:43 PM, Markus Koschany wrote:
>>> Am 16.12.2017 um 14:03 schrieb Sebastiaan Couwenberg:
>>> [...]
>>>> Thanks for the feedback. Unfortunately I still cannot get the build to work.
>>>> I'm giving up on this package, and request the Debian Java Maintainers
>>>> to take over its maintenance since all reverse dependencies are
>>>> maintained within the Java team as well.
>>> Did you receive my email? I think that would have been the way forward
>>> in your case.
>> I read your mail, as I'm subscribed to this list.
>> But I don't consider build depending on oneself an acceptable solution.
> Ok, then what would you consider an acceptable solution because I don't
> see a better one for libsejda-java? I could also introduce a second
> libsejda-java source package and build-depend on that but is this really
> better? Also it works is not just some theory.

That is up to the maintainers of libsejda-java. My concern is with the
jts package.

> I would like to point out that it is rather unlikely that someone will
> adopt jts. We should either strive to improve our documentation and
> tools or reduce the number of packages because the status quo is not
> sustainable in the long-run.

Then I'll orphan it, and there'll be an unmaintained package in the in
the dependency tree for elasticsearch, h2database, spatial4j &

I'd rather remove the jts package from Debian, but it's not appropriate
for me to request the removal of its reverse dependencies for which I'm
not the maintainer.

Kind Regards,


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