Gentoo Archives: gentoo-java

From: Greg Tassone <greg@×××××××.net>
To: gentoo-java@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-java] jdks/jres and revdep-rebuild
Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2005 22:17:34
Message-Id: 1134080188.7511.5.camel@localhost
In Reply to: [gentoo-java] jdks/jres and revdep-rebuild by "Petteri Räty"
On Thu, 2005-12-08 at 00:37 +0200, Petteri Räty wrote:
> As most of you are probably aware, the jdks and jres don't play nice > with revdep-rebuild because we don't want to force people to install for > example X. As part of solving this problem I am now adding use flags > that when turned on will bring in all the necessary dependencies for > sun-jdk and sun-jre. The next step is to remove the broken libraries > when the use flags are off, but I will do further testing before > unleashing that to the general public.
I like this change. It will make things easier (support issues and otherwise) when folks don't have to worry about these broken libraries hanging around anymore. I did a test build of it on one amd64 machine and all went well. Thanks! - Greg

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