Roadmap for Java things in Fedora

Orion Poplawski orion at
Wed Mar 7 21:11:34 UTC 2012

On 03/07/2012 10:02 AM, Stanislav Ochotnicky wrote:
> Quoting Orion Poplawski (2012-03-07 17:48:37)
>> On 03/07/2012 08:53 AM, Stanislav Ochotnicky wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I believe it might be nice to get everyone up to speed on what is
>>> happening in Java world in Fedora and what is planned in near future.
>>> 1. Packaging guidelines updates
>>>     - Update JNI part of the guidelines to reflect current practice. The
>>>       guidelines are actually out of date for JNI.
>> There was recently a bug filed against cmake for JNI issues:
>> so I'm interested to know how the JNI stuff is changing and whether cmake
>> needs to change to handle it or not.
> Yes indeed this was the change. What has been discussed is the reality
> that current guidelines don't actually reflect correctly. JNI is a
> non-multiarch mess that has been impossible to work with and I've
> partially tried to fix it before but in the end I fixed some things, and
> broke others (because I didn't follow up with guidelines update).
> Too bad I wasn't aware/didn't notice that bug. I'd be able to explain
> before NOTABUG closing I guess.

Well, feel free to still comment there if you like.  I still have no idea what 
the current practices for JNI are.  Are they documented somewhere?

Orion Poplawski
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