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From: Karl Trygve Kalleberg <karltk@g.o>
To: Joshua Nichols <nichoj@g.o>
Cc: Gentoo Java <gentoo-java@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-java] java.eclass needs to RDEPEND on java-config
Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 03:28:52
Message-Id: 43C9C1AA.1030408@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-java] java.eclass needs to RDEPEND on java-config by Joshua Nichols
Joshua Nichols wrote:

> The user had suggested putting this in the particular ebuild's RDEPEND. > However, this would affect all JDKs and JREs. So instead, I propose > putting java-config in DEPEND and RDEPEND of java.eclass, which all JDKs > and JREs should be inheriting. The ebuilds would then need to be updated > to not DEPEND on java-config. > > Would there be any problem with doing this? If not, is there a minimal > version of java-config that should be used? sun-jdk depends on >= 1.2, > ibm-jdk-bin depends on >= 0.2.5, and blackdown-jdk depends on >= 1.2.11, > so I'm not sure which one should be used.
1.2.11-r1 is ~alpha, but apart from that, I don't see why depending on it in java would be a problem. Thomas? -- Karl T -- gentoo-java@g.o mailing list