Discontinued Packing of NetBeans IDE

Stanislav Ochotnicky sochotnicky at redhat.com
Tue Nov 5 17:03:50 UTC 2013

Quoting Rahul Sundaram (2013-11-05 17:46:55)
>  Hi
> On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 11:45 AM, Manuel Faux  wrote:
> > Is it correct that the NetBeans IDE is currently not packed for Fedora? I
> > checked the "netbeans" package, which was last built for fc17.
> > Is there any technical or license reason for this or is just nobody
> > packing it right now?
> >
> Someone from Sun used to be the maintainer and noone is doing it right
> now.  No technical or licensing issues if anyone is interested in packaging
> it afaik.

More specifically look at:


Reason nobody picked it up is that is has relatively big dependency chain and
there was nobody interested enough (from maintainer perspective). Most Java
packages are in Fedora because they are dependencies of following packages:

    * Tomcat
    * Maven
    * Eclipse
    * WildFly
    * (new) Big Data SIG stuff
    * and of course a few more apps here and there

Stanislav Ochotnicky <sochotnicky at redhat.com>
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