[Fedora-packaging] Java packaging guidelines draft

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Thu Mar 27 19:29:46 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-03-27 at 15:13 -0400, Deepak Bhole wrote:
> An important reason we need the jpp in there currently is to maintain 
> compatibility with JPackage.
> With the way the naming is right now, users can enable a JPackage
> repository beside a Fedora repo, and are guaranteed to get the latest
> either from Fedora or JPackage, whichever is newer. 

Full stop.  You can easily get this without the use of "jpp" text.  I
won't bother you with the details, but for this particular use of jpp
you can absolutely do it without "jpp" in versions.

> Without the jpp in 
> the release tag, this compatibility is broken. And it goes beyond the
> packages themselves -- it also affects dependent packages,
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?
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