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From Kevan Miller <>
Subject Re: Why no Debian package of Geronimo
Date Sun, 18 May 2008 21:02:49 GMT

On May 18, 2008, at 2:29 PM, Peter Petersson wrote:

> Hi Jontto
> Upps! I did not realize I was reading the dev list and answering a  
> question addressed to a geronimo developer  ;). FYI I am not a  
> geronimo developer just a user but I hope my contribution to the  
> discussion make sens anyway.

Anyone is welcome to contribute to our developer's mailing list. Your  
response was quite appropriate, I think. I certainly appreciated your  
perspective... :-) So, thank you very much!

> Peter Petersson wrote:
>> Hi Jontto
>> I have been following debian (and lately ubuntu) development for  
>> some years now and I think this question should also be asked (or  
>> even better asked) in the debian mailing list in particular the  
>> debian-java list I think the  
>> java team in debian would find geronimo to be fairly simple to  
>> repackage to suite the linux FHS (Filesystem Hierarchy Standard)  
>> and additional stuff they would have to change or add for it to be  
>> a suitable debian/ubuntu package.

That sounds good. If there are things that our community can do to  
help encourage/enable this, please let us know!


>> jontto wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I could not find a Debian package of Geronimo, is there any  
>>> particular
>>> reason for this or has it just not got done yet?
>>> Of course you can download the normal Linux package and run that,  
>>> but a
>>> Debian package with the configuration files and misc scripts  
>>> placed in the
>>> Debian typical way in the directories would be nice.

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