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Thomas Matthijs wrote:
> * Aron Griffis (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
>>Back in July the Java team proposed fixing its ebuilds to respect the
>>USE=browserplugin instead of USE=mozilla, a worthwhile change. During
>>the course of the discussion, it became clear that the existing
>>USE=nsplugin was more appropriate.
>>Unfortunately the discussion stagnated and the Java team went ahead
>>with their original suggestion.
>>At this point I think it would still be worthwhile to repair these
>>ebuilds to respect USE=nsplugin and drop the browserplugin from
> We had discussed it prior and then nobody seemed to object to
> browserplugin, only after we changed it.
> You have the java herd's blessing to go ahead and change it.
> Please announce it to gentoo-java@ aswell when you make the change.
I discussed a possible solution to the problem with axxo the other day.
Basically we should remove all the use flags and make java-config able
to configure the java plugin.
In the meanwhile feel free to rename the USE flags, but you can of
course help the java team by improving =java-config-2.0* and adding
support for plugin configuring.