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

Jiri Vanek jvanek at redhat.com
Thu Feb 26 08:23:08 UTC 2015


On 02/26/2015 09:20 AM, Mikolaj Izdebski wrote:
> On 02/26/2015 08:42 AM, Jiri Vanek wrote:
>>>> Also, my proposal of introducing "java" metapackage (see my other post
>>>> in this thread), which would always require the latest JDK, solves this
>>>> problem in a different way, without modifying ordinary Java packages
>>>> at all.
>>>>
>>
>> May you be more exact with the metapackage? Before I come up with
>> legacy, I hoped to solve the issues via some metapackage. At the end I
>> gave up, because the touch of user was always necessary.
>
> I described it in much detail in other posts in this thread
> (for example message-ID 54ECA102.1070506 at redhat.com)
>

Yah. Sorry. I walked across it later then replied this.

However - I'm not convinced that metapackage will work as expected.  If nothing else it will need 
some changes in current infrastructure which I wonted to avoid.


Thanx for that!

J.


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