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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 52071] base.path basic choice (/usr/share/java) in is problematic
Date Tue, 25 Oct 2011 16:53:12 GMT

Mark Thomas <> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

--- Comment #1 from Mark Thomas <> 2011-10-25 16:53:12 UTC ---
I am resolving this as WONTFIX for a variety of reasons. In no particular

1. The default has been /usr/share/java for as long as I can remember and this
is the first time an issue has been raised. I conclude from that that this is
not an issue for the vast majority of folks.

2. Any change will break things for folks that are happily using the default.

3. The build process only ever adds to that location . It does not delete or
replace existing files. That greatly reduces the chances of any harm being

4. It is configurable so folks that don't like the default can easily change

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