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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Status updates and distribution integration
Date Wed, 11 May 2005 16:44:42 GMT
Mark Wielaard wrote:
> Hi Stefano,
> 
> On Wed, 2005-05-11 at 11:02 -0400, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> 
>>>Similar things work out of the box by doing a yum install of some of the
>>>packages in the above list (ant, eclipse, jakarta-*, bcel, junit,
>>>struts, gjdoc, etc). All use gcj.
>>
>>Mark, is there anything similar to that for debian and/or gentoo? (just 
>>curious, since I run debian those on my servers).
> 
> 
> Not yet. As I said FC4 test 3 was just released yesterday and they beat
> every other distribution in this particular area. But similar things are
> planned for future Debian and Ubuntu releases:
> http://java.debian.net/index.php/DebianJavaRoadMap
> http://java.debian.net/index.php/MovingJavaToMain
> (They are monitoring the Gump results with Kaffe with great interest.)
> http://www.ubuntulinux.org/wiki/JavaIntegration
> http://www.ubuntulinux.org/wiki/JavaPackagingProgress
> 
> Karl (CCed) can probably give you a similar plan for Gentoo.
> 
> The consesus seems to be to follow the http://www.jpackage.org/ project
> as much as possible. Even though at the moment they are very RPM based.
> That is probably one of the reasons Gentoo and Debian are a bit behind.
> They cannot just lift the packages from jpackage, but need to do some
> more work to adapt them cleanly to their distribution.

Any thoughts of using maven? [again, not criticizing, just curious]

-- 
Stefano.


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