[Mageia-dev] Java-Policy first draft published

Farfouille farfouille64 at laposte.net
Tue Jan 11 08:07:24 CET 2011

Le 10/01/2011 23:45, Renaud MICHEL a écrit :
> On lundi 10 janvier 2011 at 21:02, Farfouille wrote :
> I suppose this page is meant to replace
> http://mageia.org/wiki/doku.php?id=java_policy
> About the GCJ section, how about replacing it with:
> "Building GCJ AOT bits is discouraged. If you have a good reason to build 
> them they must be placed in a sub-package named %{name}-gcj to avoid a 
> require on java-1.5.0-gcj on the main package, because this will force every 
> single user to install it even if one wants to use another JVM."
> In the section "Pre-built JAR files" it says "This is unacceptable in 
> Fedora", shouldn't it be changed to mageia? Or perhaps rephrased 
> differently?
Oops my bad !
> Also about section "Pre-built JAR files", maven has his own repository to 
> resolve dependencies, but ant based build scripts are generally bundled with 
> their required jars. So to be built against the system installed jars, the 
> spec file should either:
> - add some parameters to ant (if the build.xml supports it) constructed with 
> build-classpath
> - patch the build.xml to use the jars in the standard location
> - create symlinks where the build.xml expect them (using build-jar-
> repository?)

I'll have a look during my lunch break
> Cheers
Thank you for proof reading


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