[Fedora-packaging] Exception for JPackage

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Jan 31 00:40:09 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 18:17 -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "TC" == Tom 'spot' Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> writes:
> TC> This exception documents how Java packages which come from
> TC> JPackage are to be handled, and paves the way for the eventual
> TC> removal of the jpp tag.
> I have no problem with granting the exception, but I do think the
> definition of the exception should include a explicitly state the
> conditions under which it will go away.
> The linked document has rationale and ideas for things to be added to
> rpm and yum under the "Proposal" section, but there's no clear
> statement of just how long the exception is to be granted.  (Perhaps
> it's intended to be permanent; it's just not clear from the document.)

Unfortunately, the exception will be permanent for the Java packages
from JPackage. The exception will be modified when we can safely drop
the jpp tag from Fedora.


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