Re: Eclipse 3.0 Running ILLEGALY on Kaffe
"Grzegorz B. Prokopski" <email@example.com> writes:
> Which Eclipse packages? The old ones we have in SID now? Irrelevant.
> There would have been nothing whatsoever to discuss in such case.
> The *new* Eclipse packages that are being prepared now and which we've
> been discussing (I already said it in another email, but you must
> have crossed yours) have it this way:
> Build-depends: kaffe
> Depends: kaffe | java2-runtime
> [ From http://kyoto.larvalstage.net/ubuntu/warty/ ]
> So a user who does either 'apt-get source eclipse' or 'apt-get install
> eclipse' will link (either at compilation time or at runtime) to Kaffe's
> Java library, and to Kaffe JVM bindings which are all GPL.
> I hope this clarifies _at least_ this issue.
Can you clarify one more? Is Eclipse then just building as
well-specified JVM code, or is it linking against GPL'd class
libraries as well? I don't actually know whether Kaffe is a JVM or
also includes the rest of the Java runtime environment.
Brian Sniffen firstname.lastname@example.org