Proposal on what packages can be in EPEL6 - java

David Timms dtimms at
Sun Jan 2 11:33:35 UTC 2011

> > Question... who is using ppc64 on here to test/fix/help? From the
> > sounds of it, openjdk is going to take a bunch of bootstrapping of
> > building it from F12 rpms a couple of rounds until you have
> > something 'working' on El6.

> What about to import an older EL-6 build
> (java-1.6.0-openjdk- is built for all arches) into
> koji and then use it to build the latest one? We did that in
> Fedora/s390x.

I'm not a java developer, yet there may be quite a few packages that do
need java to build/run, eg x11vnc and pyvnc2swf

Should we be exclude arch ppc64 them already, so that they may build
(since they do succeed on the x86 arches) ?

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