F21 System Wide Change: Headless Java
sochotnicky at redhat.com
Tue Nov 19 08:29:40 UTC 2013
Quoting Toshio Kuratomi (2013-11-18 17:08:12)
> On Nov 15, 2013 4:09 AM, "Stanislav Ochotnicky" <sochotnicky at redhat.com>
> > Quoting Jaroslav Reznik (2013-11-15 12:28:11)
> > > * (optional) Mass-change spec files that have "Requires: java" to
> > > java-headless"
> > >
> > > Other developers:
> > > * Modify spec files to have "Requires: java-headless" instead of
> > > java"
> Could you say a few words about why a java-headless package was chosen
> instead of java-x11 (as an example name)?
I believe the term was chosen because it's widely used term in Java world.
Oracle uses that term in official documentation as well. Last but not least,
Debian uses that term as well and I see no reason to be different just for the
sake of it.
Stanislav Ochotnicky <sochotnicky at redhat.com>
Software Engineer - Developer Experience
Red Hat Inc. http://cz.redhat.com
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