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Restoring collections15 t (was: RM: collections15 -- ROM; Obsolete, no longer used)

[looping in Java team directly as removal bug has been archived)

On Mon Feb 02 2015 at 7:17:07 PM Michael Crusoe <michael.crusoe@gmail.com> wrote:
On Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:39:11 +0200 Emmanuel Bourg <ebourg@apache.org> wrote:
> Package: ftp.debian.org
> Severity: normal
> Hi,
> Please remove the collections15 package (binary package
> libcollections15-java), this API was a fork of the Apache Commons
> Collections API with generics and is now obsolete with the availability
> of Apache Commons Collections 4 providing proper generic collections
> (packaged as libcommons-collections4-java).
> This package was used by geogebra but a recent update removed the
> dependency, so the package is no longer used and unlikely to be useful
> anymore.

Hello Emmanuel,

I am packaging the Trinity RNASeq assembler[0] for Debian and it (sadly) does use this old library. Can you restore libcollections15-java to the archive?


[0] http://trinityrnaseq.github.io

Michael R. Crusoe:  Programmer & Bioinformatician   mcrusoe@msu.edu
 @ the Genomics, Evolution, and Development lab; Michigan State U
https://impactstory.org/MichaelRCrusoe http://twitter.com/biocrusoe

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