[Mageia-dev] Java-Policy first draft published

Daniel Kreuter daniel.kreuter85 at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 13 22:10:47 CET 2011

On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 12:49 PM, Frank Griffin <ftg at roadrunner.com> wrote:

>  Daniel Kreuter wrote:
> I don't agree with you at that point. I always take the tarball from
> eclipse.org (for eclipse) or netbeans.org (for netbeans) instead of the
> one's of repository provided by the distro.
> The reason is quite simple, the one's mentioned above are newer than the
> one's in the repos (often, not always but everywhere i looked for it, it was
> so)
> But there may be people who will first look in rpmdrake or urpmi that's
> right, but not everybody.
> Well, I didn't say *everybody*, I was referring to newer users who might
> actually do what we tell them to :-)
> The problem is that there is a very high probability that anyone who
> installs from an RPM will then install plugins directly.  Given that, I
> would question even packaging the base product as an RPM.
> I agree with you. I think it's better to build just the basic ide with it's
plugins and let the user install the rest via the Eclipse Marketplace (like
Subclipse e.g.).
But we should consider that some of the plugins will have dependencies which
won't be installed via the Marketplace like javaHL which is needed by

Mit freundlichen Grüßen


Daniel Kreuter
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