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Re: Icedtea plugin

On 01.08.2016 23:01, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
> On 31/07/16 19:41, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 31, 2016 at 07:34:28PM +0200, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Currently, icedtea-plugin depends on icedtea-6-plugin, i.e. Java6. Given
>>> openjdk-6 is unsupported, we should change it to depend on icedtea-7-plugin
>>> instead. See the attached source debdiff (the control file is autogenerated).
>>> Thoughts?
>>> If no-one objects, I will upload that soon.
>> It looks good to me.
> Markus said on IRC that another option was to mark icedtea-plugin and
> icedtea-6-plugin as unsupported. However, I think we should only do that for
> icedtea-6-plugin, and update the metapackage to depend on Java7.

Yes, it wouldn't hurt to update the dependency package icedtea-plugin.
As far as I know it has no important reverse-dependencies though, for
instance OpenJDk 6 only suggests it. So we could also just mark it as
unsupported but I leave the decision up to you.



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