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Re: Java and Rawhide?



On Thu, 2004-09-30 at 15:25, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:

> JPP is certainly not up to Fedora.us standards right now, but again the
> number of contributors is several orders smaller than Fedora's, and
> packaging java stuff is often *much* harder, since a large part of the
> Java developer community is totally unaware of FOSS release conventions.

One more data point in addition to the above: JPackage's
distro-independence goal results in another layer of complexity and
tradeoffs, making it impossible to adhere to the strictest
distro-specific packaging "rules".  But it works pretty well anyway.


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