[Fedora-packaging] Java packaging guidelines draft

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Wed Mar 26 15:36:08 UTC 2008

Le Mer 26 mars 2008 14:28, Andrew Overholt a écrit :
> On Tue, 2008-03-25 at 23:03 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>> Le mardi 25 mars 2008 à 17:06 -0400, Tom "spot" Callaway a écrit :

>> > 8. "%{_jnidir} usually expands into /usr/lib/java." This should
>> probably
>> > be %{_libdir}/java.
>> The original jpp tools scripts are not multilib-safe (I didn't have
>> a
>> x86_64 system available when I wrote them). When the problem was
>> identified by people with the right hardware, a quickfix (proposed
>> by RH
>> IIRC) consisted in changing all the %{_libdir}s in the original
>> guidelines with /usr/lib.
>> Since then no one took the time to make the scripts multilib-safe.
> Tom Fitzsimmons has said more than once this is on his list of things
> to do but he has yet to have time to accomplish it.

BTW this was by no means an indictment, Tom Fitzsimmon is not the only
one who could fix the scripts, it was just an explanation why putting
%{_libdir} in guidelines now would explode horribly.


Nicolas Mailhot

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