F22 System Wide Change: Legacy implementations of the Java platform in Fedora

Jiri Vanek jvanek at redhat.com
Tue Feb 24 15:06:47 UTC 2015


On 02/24/2015 04:03 PM, Mikolaj Izdebski wrote:
> On 02/24/2015 03:51 PM, Mikolaj Izdebski wrote:
>>> 2.) Ensure dist upgrades remove old JDK package (which may no longer
>>>      get security updates).
>>
>> Firstly, as I understand upgrade isn't supposed to remove packages by
>> default, unless they are obsoleted or conflict with something. Are you
>> saying that JDKs should be treated exceptionally by package management
>> systems?
>
> I should add that user can easily remove packages which were installed
> as dependencies, but which are no longer needed by running "yum
> autoremove" command.
>

So by other words - from option "one" and "two" you vote for two, no renaming, and removing rules 
4,5,6,7.

You do not complain about rule 2 and 3.Right?


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