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Re: Java and Rawhide?

On Wed, 2004-09-29 at 00:01 -1000, Warren Togami wrote:
> Gary Benson wrote:
> > Elliot Lee wrote:
> > 
> >>On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Dax Kelson wrote:
> >>
> >>>I see that lots of Java related packages got removed from rawhide.
> >>
> >>Apparently, they don't work at this point and the maintainer wanted
> >>them pulled until after FC3 when he has a chance to do things right.
> >>
> >>Questions, comments, offers of help to gbenson redhat com :-)
> > 
> > 
> > Yeah, the packages that were in FC3 were mostly remnants of the
> > RHUGish stuff that was in FC2.  For FC3 I was replacing them with the
> > JPackage.org stack (with native code libraries for gij) but it's
> > taking forever to get it right.  The old packages didn't work any
> > more, and they get in the way if you're trying to install JPackage so
> > I got them removed for now.
> > 
> Should be no problem to push your fixed java packages to Extras, which 
> can happen anytime even after the release of FC3.

JPackage is already the upstream - so pushing there makes more sense
than Extras IMHO.  

The hope is we can support both free (including native) and proprietary


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