[fedora-java] Fedora eclipse package built on OpenMandriva

Aleksandar Kurtakov akurtako at redhat.com
Tue Jan 21 06:39:36 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paulo C├ęsar Pereira de Andrade" <paulo.cesar.pereira.de.andrade at gmail.com>
> To: java-devel at lists.fedoraproject.org
> Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 7:22:09 AM
> Subject: [fedora-java] Fedora eclipse package built on OpenMandriva
> Hi,
>   I would like to let you know that after 2+ months of work I managed to
> port almost all fedora java stack to OpenMandriva. The most eye candy
> package should be eclipse:
> x86_64: https://abf.rosalinux.ru/build_lists/1543009
> i586: https://abf.rosalinux.ru/build_lists/1543008
>   Most of my problems were first needing to start from a completely
> broken java stack, and second using rpm5. To "bootstrap" I installed
> fedora packages on OpenMandriva, then rebuilt them native and
> "injected" them in cooker repositories:
> https://abf.rosalinux.ru/openmandriva/javapackages-bootstrap/blob/master/create-spec.pl
> while rebuilding on the proper build system added a single line header on
> every spec:
> %{?_javapackages_macros:%_javapackages_macros}
>  that is defined in /etc/rpm/macros.d/javapackages-tools.macros:
> https://abf.rosalinux.ru/openmandriva/javapackages-tools/blob/master/javapackages-tools.macros
> and some other rpm macros, to allow mostly unmodified fedora specs.
>   I know some people will just say I was cheap and did just copy work
> from others, that probably is true :-)

Thanks Paulo,
I'm happy to see more people engaging in distrubiting Eclipse in the "Linux way". 
I'm looking for patches/bugs coming from you so we can manage to improve the packaging of the Java stack.

Alexander Kurtakov
Red Hat Eclipse team

>   I basically ported f20 packages, on a few exceptions I fetched FTBFS
> corrections from rawhide, or when trivial did it myself, but 99% of the
> packages rebuilt properly.
> Thanks,
> Paulo
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