[Fedora-packaging] Java packaging guidelines draft

Deepak Bhole dbhole at redhat.com
Thu Mar 27 22:59:02 UTC 2008

* Mary Ellen Foster <foster at in.tum.de> [2008-03-27 16:10]:
> On 27/03/2008, Deepak Bhole <dbhole at redhat.com> wrote:
> >  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. Without the jpp in
> >  the release tag, this compatibility is broken. And it goes beyond the
> >  packages themselves -- it also affects dependent packages,
> Is that actually true these days? I gave up on trying to use JPackage
> and Fedora together a while ago because there were incompatibilities
> that neither side seemed to be falling over themselves to fix.
> Not that this is an argument for not allowing this again the future,
> of course, and possibly it does work again even now.

There have been a few bumps along the way, yes :) However, it is our
(Java Team's) intention to always allow smooth interoperability. We 
plan to have meeting with JPackage folks in the near term to iron out 
the current outstanding issues.


> -- 
> Mary Ellen Foster  --  http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/mef/
> Informatik 6: Robotics and Embedded Systems, Technische Universität München
> and ICCS, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
> --
> Fedora-packaging mailing list
> Fedora-packaging at redhat.com
> https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-packaging

More information about the Fedora-packaging mailing list