[Fedora-packaging] Exception for JPackage

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 01:30:30 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 18:40 -0600, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> 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.

Err.. If you mean "permanent for the Java packages *in* JPackage" then
I'm still okay with the proposal.  Otherwise I'm changing my vote....

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