R: Re: Discontinued Packing of NetBeans IDE

PUNTOGIL at libero.it PUNTOGIL at libero.it
Tue Nov 5 17:59:10 UTC 2013

see https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/NetBeans_7.3 (should be update)
- latest NB releases use some libraries available in java8 e.g.
  Nashorn for Java 7 https://bitbucket.org/ramonza/nashorn-backport (used by 
- eclipse integration, i/we haven't no intentions to use eclipse libraries (e.
g. eclipse jgit)
  if users was use thesefeatures should/must use eclipse ide
- some libraries was updates, and others should be adapted for latest release 

for now porting of NB is stopped

>----Messaggio originale----
>Da: sochotnicky at redhat.com
>Data: 05/11/2013 18.03
>A: "Development discussions related to Fedora"<devel at lists.fedoraproject.org>
>Ogg: Re: Discontinued Packing of NetBeans IDE
>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
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