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From GOMEZ Henri <hgo...@slib.fr>
Subject RE: Mandrake Packages availables
Date Tue, 16 Jan 2001 11:02:06 GMT
>> I take a look at you spec and you install the java stuff in
>> /usr/lib/java but Debian recommand installation on /usr/share/java.
>Debian recommands /usr/share/data, but FHS says 'Thou shall 
>install data
>only in /usr/share' :-)
>Java archives seems rather libraries than data. After all, in most
>java-related appliction distribution, those are in a libs 
>directory. So the
>choice of /usr/lib/java for jars, and /usr/bin for launching scripts.

.jar are not really executable but data since the byte-code is interpreted
by the JVM. So it's really a data. Also in /usr/lib you must have platform
executable (i386, PPC, Sparc) and that's not java .class ;-)

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