[gentoo-java] Java 1.5 update and script for re-emerging all Java packages
Wed, 30 Nov 2005 05:21:13
Hey folks, I've recently updated the project page to include some more
information about the Java 1.5 Overlay.
In case you hadn't heard, the project page is located at:
I barely made the commit, so it may take a bit to hit the main site.
Related to this, when switching over to the overlay, it is highly
recommended you re-emerge all Java packages. This is pretty important,
because the packages now maintain additional metadata.
Until now, we haven't had a nice packaged way of doing this. I've made
up a script that will hopefully handle this.
I've used this a few times without problems, but as always, could use
NOTE: this is _not_ for fixing a system that was using Java 1.5 as a
system VM before switching to the overlay.
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