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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: jersey (stargate dependency) is insane!
Date Tue, 04 May 2010 04:00:51 GMT
Thanks for looking into this Thomas.   If there are not currently
JAX-RS implementations in Debian, its a bit of a problem.  I just
presumed the jersey stuff reasonable.  What if we updated to a newer
version?  Or used less of it?

St.Ack

On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 12:22 PM, Thomas Koch <thomas@koch.ro> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've problems packaging the stargate (REST) contrib for HBase. The used JAX-RS
> implementation jersey has so many yet "undebianized" dependencies, that I
> won't be able to include this contrib anytime soon in the upcoming Debian
> package.
> This is only to let you know about my desperation.
> But there's only the thing that jersey and it's dependencies on java.net
> (jaxb, jsr311, txw, ...?) are insane in such an amount[1], that I dare to ask,
> whether you could imagine using an alternative JAX-RS[2] implementation?
> Chances are low, that you'd consider this only because of a distributions sane
> policy to build everything from source, but who knows...?
> And on the other hand, none of the alternative JAX-RS implementations are
> packaged for Debian yet. So in any case it's a long way to get stargate into
> Debian.
>
> [1] source code archives are very well hidden, in different formats (jar, zip)
> and strange directory layouts with or without build system files...
> [2] http://www.infoq.com/news/2008/10/jaxrs-comparison
>
> Thanks for sympathy.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Thomas Koch, http://www.koch.ro
>

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