Scala package owner unresponsive
willb at redhat.com
Thu Sep 5 22:26:23 UTC 2013
I see that scala is on the to-be-retired list unless it starts building from source. I am interested in using Scala in Fedora, and will take on maintainership (for a while, at least) if no one else is willing to fix it.
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jochen Schmitt" <Jochen at herr-schmitt.de>
> To: "Development discussions related to Fedora" <devel at lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Sent: Thursday, August 22, 2013 6:03:46 AM
> Subject: Re: Scala package owner unresponsive
> On Sun, Aug 18, 2013 at 09:41:52PM -0600, Jerry James wrote:
> > On Sun, Aug 18, 2013 at 9:35 PM, Will Benton <willb at redhat.com> wrote:
> > > (1) As far as I can tell, the package for Scala 2.9.2 on F19 (2.9.2-2)
> > > has broken dependencies; I can't install it via yum on my new F19
> > > install. Is this the case for anyone else? If so, wouldn't it be best
> > > to have a working Scala 2.9 package in F19 and introduce 2.10 in a later
> > > release?
> > Version 2.9.2-4 was built for F-18, but was never built for F-19 or
> > F-20. The changelog entries for -3 and -4 say:
> Yes, the reason fot this is very simple. On F18 we had a jdk-1.6.0
> environment in
> addition to the jdk-1.7.0. Scala was built explicitly agains jdk-1.6.0
> because jdk-1.7.0
> is not supported on this release.
> Fedora 19 and late doesn't provides a jdk-1.6.0 environment which is the
> for the broken dependency. So it's impossible to build scala-2.9.x for F19 or
> later releases for Fedora.
> Best Regards:
> Jochen Schmitt
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