Discontinued Packing of NetBeans IDE

puntogil at libero.it puntogil at libero.it
Thu Nov 7 09:13:48 UTC 2013

Il 07/11/2013 09:47, Manuel Faux ha scritto:
> On Thu, 7 Nov 2013 09:11:37 +0100
> "puntogil at libero.it" <puntogil at libero.it> wrote:
>> Il 07/11/2013 08:27, Manuel Faux ha scritto:
>>> On Tue, 5 Nov 2013 18:38:38 +0000
>>> <devel-request at lists.fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>>>> 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:
>>>> https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/java-devel/2010-November/003980.html
>>>> Reason nobody picked it up is that is has relatively big dependency
>>>> chain and there was nobody interested enough (from maintainer
>>>> perspective).
>>> I have investigated the build process of NetBeans and I can just
>>> can go along with the fact that its dependency chain is quite long.
>>> Nevertheless I would like to reactivate it. If anyone is interested
>>> in helping, feel free to contact me.
>>> It seems like, that also netbeans-platform was not updated since
>>> quite a long time, which means that this package needs to be
>>> updated before.
>>> Manuel
>> hi,
>> see https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/NetBeans_7.3
>> gil
> Hi,
> I saw this page, but I could not find out, if anybody actually is
> working on this. All the TODO bugs are assigned to nobody and also the

yes, because NB isn't really a priority now... (see Bigdata or Wildfly 
really there are not many TODO ....
just upudate (we don't want import in a separate package for e.g. 
netbeans-platform, or use eclipse apis)
this package:

> wiki page was not updated for a long time.
> Since you are the owner of this feature, is it okay to update it for
> NetBeans version 7.4 and go ahead with working on it?
for the page contact  Vedran Miletić  rivanvx at gmail.com

> Manuel

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