Changes in Java packaging guidelines - RFC

Alexander Kurtakov akurtako at
Wed Nov 3 21:54:11 UTC 2010

> On 11/3/10 2:14 PM, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > And it's unreasonable to expect those ISVs to change when Fedora has not
> > managed to package a working JBoss. If the Red Hat Java packaging can
> > not even be used with the top Red Hat Java product, what is there to
> > say? (and on this subject, I don't think Fedora Java can be dissociated
> > from Red Hat java)
> JBoss isn't in Fedora because JBoss seems to require lots of things that
> are older than what we ship in Fedora.  I see this is a problem with
> JBoss, not Fedora.

Well JBoss is not even a single product it's a bunch of products - see  And both projects have to improve and 
colaborate to get things working. On our(Fedora) site we have a long way to go 
before having maven 3 working, rpm maven  autoprovides/requires and so on and 
so on to make it easier for contributors.


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