F21 System Wide Change: Headless Java

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Fri Nov 15 13:11:37 UTC 2013

On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 2:09 PM, Stanislav Ochotnicky
<sochotnicky at redhat.com> wrote:
> Quoting Jaroslav Reznik (2013-11-15 12:28:11)
>> * (optional) Mass-change spec files that have "Requires: java" to "Requires:
>> java-headless"
>> Other developers:
>> * Modify spec files to have "Requires: java-headless" instead of "Requires:
>> java"
>> * (note) JavaSIG has several proven packages that could assist with this
>> change
>> Release engineering:
>> * mass rebuild is not necessary but it would simplify things
> I would like to point out that all of the above could be simply automated.

If you do that, please make sure to not touch packages that have
already been converted -- properly finding out what's already done
will probably require using repoquery, for example due to possible
conditionals in specfiles that make them backwards compatible, e.g.

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